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Mudie Robin

Robin Mudie He was known as Robin, but born Robert David Mudie on May 17, 1922 to Angelici (nee Falcioni) and Robert Wright Mudie, a jute mill manager in Bengal.  Robin's aunt also lived in […]

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McCourt Barney

Bernard "Barney" McCourt McCourt was a leading Communist from Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was a parliamentary candidate in the 1931 general election for Bothwell. Every penny had to be raised locally. The Daily Worker reported […]

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Maskey Bert

Bert Maskey (Barnett Masansky) – a biography by his grandson David Mason The photograph is a Photoshop restoration from Barnett’s Alien’s Identity Book. To go back to his beginning, Bert Maskey was born ‘Barnett Masansky’ in […]

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Morton Gary

Gary Morton One of two sons of Ken, an engineer, and Hilda (née Bracken), a secretary, Gary attended University College school in Hampstead, north London, where he developed a lifelong passion for politics. He immersed […]

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Meredith Kit

Kit Meredith   Christopher (Chris or Kit) Meredith was probably born in 1900 and worked as an administrative worker and a university lecturer. He served in the 1st Air Formation Signals in Italy from 1944-1946; […]

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Moore Bernard

Bernard Moore Born in 1907, Bernard was a worker and an intellectual, in the best tradition of his class.  He was a warm, vigorous man, with considerable talent as a writer and a great sense […]

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McColgan Doro

  Dorothea McColgan (also known as Lerner and Flatto) Born in Dresden, Germany, into a Jewish family that emigrated to Britain when she was two years old, Doro Flatto grew up in north London, attending […]

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Mann Charlie

Charlie Mann Charles Benjamin Mann (or Charley as his father usually wrote it) was born on 11th July 1905, in Australia, a son of Tom Mann (see separate entry), the famous trade union leader and […]

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Middleton Olga

Olga Middleton Born in 1906, Olga Middleton joined the Party in 1936 and was an activist in the tailoring union, the NUTGW. In the post-1945 era, Olga Middleton was a Branch Secretary of the Finsbury […]

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Matthews Joseph

Joseph  Matthews   Born in 1895, Matthews joined the Communist Party in 1920. In the post second war era, he was an activist in the Worthing branch in the Sussex district of the Party.   […]