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Name: Sonja Davies  
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Date of Birth: 11th November 1923
Place of Birth: Wallaceville, New Zealand
Profession: Writer
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Marching On is the second volume of Sonja Davies' autobiography

Sonja Davies, ONZ (Born November 11, 1923 – Died June 12, 2005 ) was a New Zealand trade unionist, peace campaigner, and Member of Parliament.

Davies helped to found the Working Women's Council, and in 1974 she became the first female executive of the Federation of Labour. She became a Labour MP in 1987 and served two terms.

Her autobiography, Bread and Roses: Her Story, (ISBN 1869531620), was turned into a film, also called Bread and Roses, in 1994. A second volume of autobiography, Marching On (ISBN 1869412966) was published in 1997.

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