Oral Answers to Questions — Accident, Midlands Ordnance Factory.

– in the House of Commons at on 26 January 1943.

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Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

asked the Minister of Supply whether he can give any information in connection with a man killed at a Royal Ordnance factory in the Midlands by coming in contact with an electric fence?

Photo of Major Sir Albert Edmondson Major Sir Albert Edmondson , Banbury

I have been asked to reply. At the inquest on Mr. Sidney Wilcox, the coroner returned a verdict of "Accidental death, due to shock, following contact with an inadvertently electrically charged fence wire." A Court of Inquiry into the circumstances of the accident is being held to-morrow.