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Dennis Clay

Age: 14

Sex: male

Date: 16 Jul 1947

Place: Castleford, West Yorkshire

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Dennis Clay was hit by an iron bar whilst at work.

A blacksmith's striker that worked with him was tried for his manslaughter but acquitted.

It was claimed that he had thrown the iron bar at him whilst skylarking.


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see Hull Daily Mail - Wednesday 16 July 1947