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seaJane

Charles Carr Hilgrove Wotten, murdered 6 June 1919

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seaJane

Born Somerset, Bermuda, 1890.

 

Murdered 6 June 1919 in Queen's Dock, Liverpool, by a crowd of hundreds who shouted "Let him drown!" 

 

Background: https://www.greatwar-to-raceriots.co.uk/

 

Service record:

https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D7021100

 

:poppy::poppy::poppy:

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DavidOwen

Very sad, I note from a newspaper article that his inquest recorded an "Open" verdict...

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MikB

Pretty savage mob-lynching by the look of it.

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davidbohl

Here's the full hit report from the BNA, 14th June 1919

Quite a turn of events

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Lozicle

How terribly sad.

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shelley
On 14/06/2020 at 05:54, MikB said:

Pretty savage mob-lynching by the look of it.

 

    Are there any mob lynchings that weren't savage  ?    Bloody disgusting.

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