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Wainwright Bill

Bill Wainwright Wainwright, who died aged 91 on October 27th 2000, was a journalist and pamphleteer for nearly 60 years. He was elected to the Communist Party’s executive and political committees and became the Party’s […]

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Wake George

George Wake Born in around 1923, Wake joined the Communist Party in 1951 after having been expelled from the Labour Party. He was secretary of the Communist Party’s Barking branch and a member of South […]

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Walker Bobby

Bobby Walker From Edinburgh he saw poverty and unemployment in his youth and joined the Scots Guards to avoid starvation. Seeing the role of imperialism in the colonies turned him towards Communism. This military service […]

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Walker Denver

Denver Walker Morning Star columnist, Denver Walker, died at the relatively young age of 52 in 2002. He was born in Northern Ireland, but his family moved to Bristol, where he spent a large part […]

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Walker Melvina

Melvina Walker Melvina Walker was born in Jersey later she became a lady’s maid and she could recount many a story about the goings on amongst the ‘High Life’. Somehow Melvina ended up as a […]

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Walkey Les

Les Walkey   Shropshire National Agricultural Workers Union activist, being branch secretary of three branches and a life long Communist party member. Walkey was a long-standing member of Shrewsbury Trades Council Executive. A leading light […]

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Wall Alfred

Alfred Wall Alfred M Wall was probably the delegate from the Clapham branch of the British Socialist Party (BSP) to the Communist Unity Convention in 1920 and, as such, a founder member of the Communist Party.   […]

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Walmsley Arthur

Arthur Walmsley A life-long Communist, Arthur Walmsley joined the Communist Party in 1924. He was a delegate representing Manchester engineering workers at the 1930 Red International of Labour Unions conference in Moscow. A regular organiser […]