Kōrero: Holmes, Cecil William

An advertisement capitalises on the satchel-snatching incident involving Cecil William Holmes

An advertisement capitalises on the satchel-snatching incident involving Cecil William Holmes

In 1948 Cecil William Holmes's satchel was snatched from his car, and documents from it implicating him as a communist and militant unionist were later leaked to the press by acting prime minister Walter Nash.

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Russell Campbell. 'Holmes, Cecil William', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/5h32/holmes-cecil-william (accessed 13 December 2019)