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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 17th January, 2008)

Joe Gormley's Grave


Joe Gormley's Grave
Joe Gormley's Grave in the Churchyard of St Oswalds Church, Liverpool Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield. He was the Mineworkers' President.

Photo: Tony Haslam  (Kodak Easyshare DX7630)
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Comment by: dave marsh on 17th January 2008 at 16:15

Joe Gormley will be remembered by many and as a retiring Trade Union Shop Steward I pay tribute to the man.Thanks for the photo Tony.

Comment by: Franny on 25th February 2008 at 09:57

I remember seeing him at Park Lane Club at Bryn when he was visiting his sister who used to go in there every weekend. He was also doing a book signing at Smiths in Wigan. Poignamt reminder, death comes to us all!

Comment by: terence gormley on 9th April 2013 at 20:07

his brother jack, was my dad which i never knew..because he was in a mentel hospital for 30 years and none of his famlie wanted to know..

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