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Tributes pour in for hero Rolls-Royce worker Robert Somerville

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Tributes are being paid to an heroic Lanarkshire pensioner whose brave stance against a Chilean dictatorship was immortalised on screen.Robert Somerville, one of a group of courageous Rolls-Royce workers who defied Chile’s General Pinochet by refusing to work on Chilean Air Force planes during the military coup of 1973, has died aged 85.Known locally as "Bobby", the Motherwell grandad worked at the East Kilbride plant during the 1970s alongside Bob Fulton, John Keenan and Stuart Barrie whose inspirational act of solidarity led to them being honoured as Commanders of the Republic of Chile in 2015.Four decades after their defiant protest Robert took home a prestigious BAFTA Scotland award for his part in the incredible story when it hit the

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