Request for Question Clarification by
16 Sep 2006 12:21 PDT
I believe I have tracked down the third man. However the first name is
not confirmed but there is good circumstantial evidence as to his
identity. Let me know what you think.
This article is only available to subscribers and may involved a cost
to purchase it. Google has various extracts of it which I have pieced
together. It identifies the editors as Watts, Beavan and Hamer. The
article may give a source for this information.
"Hail Mosley and F? Em All?: Martyrdom, Transcendence and the ?Myth? of Internment
Totalitarian Movements & Political Religions
Publisher: Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group
Issue: Volume 7, Number 1 / March 2006"
Various Google searches pieced together produce the following from the
text of the article:
?...Charlie Watts, the BUF District Leader for the Westminster St
Georges ... The Flame, a clandestinely circulated fascist paper edited
by the impatient triumvirate of Watts, Beavan and Hamer, which blamed
the wives of the wives of ?revolutionary. Blackshirts? for their
This site on Oswald Mosely lists all those who were subject to Defence
Regulation 18B. This list includes a Hamer, and Watts and Beavan.
The Defence Regulation 18B
Compiled by the
Friends of Oswald Mosley
Lt. Richard J. Alexander Hamer
Serving Officer District Leader Plymouth
Source: Bellamy+ Simpson+ Wynn+ TNA
TS27/533 & HO144/21992
The sources above I presume include are National Archive references.
I have searched the NA and found the following reference.
WAR: Richard J A Hamer, prominent member of British Union employed in
their Research Department: detention under Defence Regulation 18B
I am not around Sunday, but will be back on duty at GA at 9 am Monday.