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Parker Frank

Frank Parker   Frank was a member of the Communist Party's youth wing, the YCL, and subsequently the Party itself without break from 1937, from when he was a mere 13 years of age. He […]

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Thacker Frank

  Frank Thacker A long-term member of the Coventry Communist Party, Thacker was the treasurer of the Editorial Committee producing “Coventry Labour's Voice”, a journal organised jointly between the Trades Council and the Labour Party […]

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Loeffler Frank

Frank Loeffler    Frank Loeffler was born in Oxford in 1920 to a father, George, a chemist who originated in Germany. George took his wife and Frank’s future mother, Elizabeth, to leave England at the […]

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Foulkes Frank

Frank Foulkes   Foulkes was born in 1899 and joined the Electrical Trades Union as an apprentice. He served as shop steward, branch official, district official, area full-time official and National Organiser.   He held […]

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Edwards Frank

Frank Edwards   Frank Edwards was born in 1907 to Belfast Catholic parents who relocated to Waterford. His father served, and died, in the British Army during the First World War. His elder brother, Jack […]


Bates Frank

Frank Bates An active member of the Communist Party in Coventry, Bates was a member of the AEU. While not very active in the branch due to his health, he had been Party literature secretary. […]

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Liddiard Frank

Frank Liddiard   Liddiard was born on the 8th of August 1922 and, in his youth, lived at Egham, a small place on the River Thames, next to Runnymede. His father worked on the Southern […]

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Spark Frank

Frank Spark   Born in 1874, Spark was a long-standing and foundation Communist Party member from Mortlake, Richmond, Surrey. He started work at the age of thirteen and became involved in the labour movement aged […]

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Jackson Frank (b1910 Wales)

Frank Jackson (1910-2004, Wales) Born in the Rhondda Valley in South Wales in 1910, Frank Jackson’s paternal grandfather, Abraham Zarchin, had emigrated from Georgia, then part of Russia, to escape the pogroms of the 1880s, […]