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Davy Harry

Harry Davy Harold Davy was the President of the Hull 2nd Branch of the Amalgamated Society of Woodworkers (today part of UCATT) and, as such, a mass leader Humberside building workers during the 1920s and 1930s. A […]

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Davies Harry

  A brief biography of Harry Davies by Graham Stevenson additions and corrections welcomed: info@grahamstevenson.me.uk     Born in 1887, Harry joined the Royal Engineers in 1914 at only 17 years of age. In 1919 […]

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Shepperson Harry

  Harry Shepperson Born in 1873 and named formally as Henry, his father was a machine fitter at the Raleigh cycle works in Nottingham. The family seems to have moved to Birmingham to work at […]

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Watson Harry

  Harry Watson Harry Watson was born in 1907 in Poplar. He moved to Canning Town in 1911 and lived there until 1931, when, he moved with his family to Southend. He was a lighterman […]

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Rosenberg Jack & Harry

  Jack and Harry Rosenberg The Rosenbergs were Cockney Jews, Jack born in early 1917 and Harry in 1919.  The brothers were active in the Hackney Workers Sports Club from 1933 and possibly before that the Clarion Cycle […]

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Emery Harry

Harry Emery A foundation member of the Coventry Communist Party, he moved to Birmingham in 1922 and became secretary of the branch there. Emery was arrested that very year for the part he played in […]

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Webb Harry

Harry Webb The brother of Lily Webb (after marriage, she was called Ferguson – see separate entry in that name), Harry Webb was the representative of the Ashton Communist Unity Group at the Communist Unity […]

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Landis Harry

Harry Landis   Harry Landis was born in Stepney in 1929, a place famed for its resistance to fascism, but he remembers taking refuge in his mother’s lap even at the age of ten when […]

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Soderberg Harry

Harry Soderberg   G. A "Harry" Soderberg was a Communist party member in its earliest days and became London organiser of the National Unemployed Workers' Committee Movement  (NUWCM), which had been established on 15th April 1921 […]