Chapter Fifteen Photos for
My Union Right or Wrong
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"Jock" Garden
Labor Council Secretary

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J.S. ("Jock") Garden, Trades Hall Red, Secretary of the Labor Council

"J.S. ("Jock") Garden was a delegate to the Labor Council from the Sailmakers' Union which had a number of members employed by sailmaker firms in Balmain. He became Secretary of the Council in May 1918, replacing Jack Kavanagh who had taken up a position on the Board of Trade. Garden was a strong advocate of the One Big Union, influencing the Labor Council to examine a scheme essentially based on the OBU. "

see Appendix 8(5)

My Union Right or Wrong.
A history of the Ship Painters and Dockers Union 1900-1932
By Issy Wyner