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Soldier's Death, Chatham (Charge)

Volume 389: debated on Wednesday 19 May 1943

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asked the Attorney-General whether his attention has been drawn to the coroner's inquiry held at Chatham, on the death of Rifleman William Clarence Clayton and the verdict of manslaughter against Regimental Sergeant-Major J. Michael Culliney and Quartermaster-Sergeant Leslie Dickson Salter; whether the police opposed the granting of bail to these men; and on what charge it is proposed to proceed against them?

Bail was not opposed by the police. The warrant officers will be charged with manslaughter.