OFFICIAL UNVEILING BY LEN McCLUSKEY OF PLAQUE TO COMMEMORATE THE TWO WORKERS KILLED BY BRITISH TROOPS IN THE LIVERPOOL TRANSPORT STRIKE 1911
Above: Troops escorting prisoners; site of John Sutcliffe's shooting
In the week following Liverpool's Bloody Sunday of 13 August 1911, with a national railway strike spreading rapidly and dockers, seamen and others locked out, Liverpool and the whole of Britain was on the edge of catastrophe. In response, 58,000 troops were mobilised across the country, and police were despatched wherever the Home Secretary, Winston Churchill, thought they were needed. Brutal force was employed. In
As a permanent memorial to these two little-known martyrs of the
MEET AT THE ELDONIAN VILLAGE HALL,
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