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TERRITORIAL'S DEATH. I I INQUEST AT BEDFORD. 1 MEDICAL EVIDENCE. I On Monday the Bedford coroner held an inquiry into the circumstances attending the death of Pte. Daniel Thomas, 2/1 Brecknocks, w'ho died in his billet, a large empty house, on Saturday morning, before a doctor could arrive. The day before lie went on a long route march. Major J. R. Williams, R.A.M.C., said he saw deceased within ten minutes of getting the in- timation that he was ill, at 8.30 on Saturday morning. Previous to seeing this man he had seen 130 men on sick parade, and deceased's name was marked "sick in billet," so tha-t, in the ordinary course, he would have been seen after sick parade. An urgent message came while he was making out the sick reports, and he imme- diately went to .11e billet. Deceased had just died, death being due to hemorrhage in the brain. Pte. A. Williams, 2/1 Brecknocks, said he had known deceased four years. In civil life he was a collier and lived at Ystalyfera. On Friday, after the march, he saw deceased in the billet, and he was all right. At 3.30 witness got up to have a cigarette. Deceased was then vomiting, and witness asked what was the matter, but he could not get an answer. He and another man rubbed his hands, and he came round. Half-an- hour later witness again got up because deceased was groannig, and stayed with him for the rest of the night. At 6.30 he reported the matter to the sergeant, who said the man would be put on the sick list. Witness remained with deceased. who never spoke before his death. Capt. A. J. de Winton, 2/1 Brecknocks, in command of "D" Co.. of which Thomas was a member, said deceased always had the appear- ance of an aged man, though only 33 years of age. On one occasion he turned very sick and ill while digging trenches. Since the man had been in Bedford he had been reported sick three times in one month. On Friday he went on the march, and the man who had walked next to him bad told wit- ness that deceased said he was not well. If that had been reported to witness he would not have allowed him to go, but be stood the march very pluckily. Next morning he heard that deceased was' ill and was told it had been reported in the usua.I way. The jury returned a verdict of death from cerebral haemorrhage.


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