Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

5/9/2008

Right wing extremists and groups

Edwin Quentin Joyce, younger brother of William Joyce (“Lord Haw-Haw”), was himself a member of the National Socialist Party in Britain and a former official in the British Union of Fascists (BUF). He was therefore a natural focus of Security Service attentions.

It is revealed in these files, which have been weeded, that the Service had doubts about the degree of threat posed by Quentin Joyce. Perhaps the most interesting element of the record is the internal debates about whether or not he should be interned, barred from being called up, and finally, prevented from returning to his former employment at the Air Ministry. for more click here

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