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William Rosser (1879–1917)

William Rosser

William Rosser (1879-1917) trade union leader, Socialist, IWW member, soldier  Birth: January 1879 in parish of Mumbles, Swansea, Wales, son of Samuel Rosser, farmer, and Martha, née Eaton. Marriage: unknown. Death: 15 April 1917 killed in action in machine gun post in the village of Hermies, near Lagnicourt, France. Religion: Unitarian.  Prominent Amalgamated Miners' Association and socialist activist, Broken Hill. Arrested with Tom Mann and Harry Holland and sent for trial to Albury during...

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