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MR C. MEUDWY DAVIES I

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SAW THE FALKLAND FIGHT. I

rWHY MR A. HENDERSON I II

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SOLDIERS SMOKE IX EEfr

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SOLDIERS SMOKE IX EEfr PEMBROKE DOCK FATALITY. At an inquest at the Military Hos- pital. Pembro k e Dock, concerning t. death of Private Geo. Turner (K.S.L.I)- Mr Evans, farmer, said deceased had assisted him in farm work for about five months. On Friday last he finished work about 5 o'clock, and then v/eot- out until about 9.30 o'clock. V. hen he returned he had been drinking, but- he walked upstairs. Deeeiased was a heavy drinker and had told witness that. it was the curse of his life. He was also in the habit of smoking in bed, and witness had warned hint about it. Early next morning he found Turner" lying on the side of the bed dead. Hire pipe lay on the table, the centre of which had been burnt through, whiiste the floor was also smouldering. Dr. F. J. Cutler said he considered that deatk was due to asphyxia. Bo- could not tell whether he had been, drinking or not. The Coroner said that it seemed to him tha.t deceased had set the table on fire and had been suffocated by the. smoke. The jury returned a verdict of "Ac- cidental death from suffocation.

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