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From: Brian Davis <>
Subject: Fw: Bizarre Death
Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2001 12:12:12 -0800
Sorry to post this twice, I used the wrong E-Mail address on the
original it should be
regards Brian Davis (Canada)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Davis" <>
Sent: 03 December, 2001 11:08 AM
Subject: Bizarre Death
> Hi All.
> I'm new to the list and am researching the bizarre and tragic death
> my uncle.
> His name was Carlton John DAVIS, although he was always known as
> "Jack". I have a birth certificate of one of his children on it he
> identified as John Carlton Davis, so he preferred John or "Jack". He
> was born 16 February 1901 in London.
> The accident occurred in Tilbury dry dock. Apparently he was riding
> his motor bike with side car through the dock area when on of the
> wheels caught in the crane tracks and flip him and his bike into the
> empty dry dock, I believe he was killed instantly. Unfortunately I
> have no further details about his death, I have been given three
> in which it happened 1956, 1958 and 1959. His family emigrated to
> Zealand shortly after his death and we have lost all contact with
> them. I would imagine that such an accident would have made it to
> local press. Is there a paper around to-day that was also in
> at that time, and can it be accessed?. What registration district
> would Tilbury be in?. And what would their address be?. Would
> appreciate any help and or suggestion that would help me pin down
> exact date of his death.
> Thanks, Regards Brian Davis (Canada)
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