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Wincott, Leonardlocked

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Wincott, Leonard (1907–1983), naval agitator and expatriate, was born on 19 January 1907 at 143 Dorset Street, Leicester, the son of John Wincott (d. 1920), a bricklayer, and his wife, Fanny Batt. He entered the Royal Navy in 1923. From 1925 he was an ordinary seaman, and by 1930 an able seaman, serving on the cruiser ...

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