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Andrew Fountaine

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Andrew Fountaine (7 December 1918 – 14 September 1997) was an activist involved in the British far right. After military service in a number of conflicts Fountaine joined the Conservative Party and was selected as a parliamentary candidate until his outspoken views resulted in his being disowned by the party. He was subsequently involved with a number of fringe rightist movements before becoming a founding member of the National Front in 1967. He had several roles within the party and was involved in a number of internal feuds until he left in 1979. He briefly led his own splinter party before retiring from politics. Early years Born into a land-owning Norfolk family who had resided in ancestral Narfold Hall, Fountaine was educated at the Army College in Aldershot and was the son of Vice Admiral Charles Fountaine who had been Naval ADC to King George V. One of Fountaine's ancestors was an art collector. Fountaine drove an ambulance for the Abyssinians during the Second Italo
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