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Papworth Bert

Bert Papworth Albert (Bert) Papworth, London bus workers’ leader and the first Communist to join the TUC General Council, was known to fellow workers all his adult life simply as “Pappy”. It was a mark […]

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Ward Bert

Bert Ward Bert Ward was born around 1923 and left school at 15 and for the following two decades he undertook a variety of solid working class occupations; first in the Navy, then at a […]

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Corry Bert

Bert Corry The Secretary of Salford Young Communist League, a bricklayer by trade, he volunteered for the Merchant Navy in World War Two. Sadly, like so many merchant seamen at this time, his very first […]

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Wynne Bert

Bert Wynne Herbert (Bert) William Wynn was born in 1902 and left school at the age of 13 to work in the pits at Eastwood, Nottinghamshire. He became a prominent activist in the 1926 General […]