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Cole, Max and Dorothy

  Max and Dorothy (née Barnard later Wedderburn) Cole   Dorothy Enid Barnard was born on 18th September 1925 as in Walthamstow, north-east London, the youngest child of Frederick Barnard, a class-conscious trade unionist carpenter […]

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Bennet Max

Max Bennett Max used to rise about 4am and serve breakfasts at his cafe in the Old Market in Wolverhampton and after that spend the whole day in Communist activity. Max had inherited the cafe […]

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Levitas Max

Max Levitas Like his brother Maurice Levitas (see separate entry), Max Levitas was the son of Jewish immigrants from Lithuania and Latvia who had fled the anti-Semitic pogroms of Tsarist Russia in 1912, thereby escaping […]

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Egelnick Max

Max Egelnick Born in London on February 26th 1917, he joined the Communist Party during the Second World War. He met his wife, Sadie, also a Party member in 1942. In 1948, Max gave up […]

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Morris Max

Max Morris Max Morris was born on August 15th 1913 to a Jewish family in the Gorbals area of Glasgow. He often spoke of the poverty that he was born into but his parents loved […]

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Morton Max

Max Morton A farmer who lived with his wife Dorothy, also an active Communist. East Anglian District Communist schools were held at their farm house with Maurice Batters, Jean Deaken and the famous Isobel Brown […]

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Collins Max

Max Collins Max Collins born in Stepney in 1912, a retired Laboratory Technician, interviewed in 1996, recalled how he went to Spain: "I thought I might as well risk my life for some-thing I believed […]