Woolwich West by-election, 1943

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The Woolwich West by-election of 1943 was held on 7 November 1943. The byelection was held due to the death of the incumbent Conservative MP, Kingsley Wood. It was won by the Conservative candidate Francis Beech.[1]

Woolwich West by-election, 1943[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Francis Beech 8,204 65.2 +6.9
Ind. Labour Party Tom Colyer 3,419 27.2 N/A
Independent J. Ellis 958 7.6 N/A
Majority 4,785 38.0 +20.7
Turnout 12,581
Conservative hold Swing N/A

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