Death of 9-year old John Michael Corbett

Tooting & Balham Gazette, 28/06/1957

Inquest into the death of 9-year old John Michael Corbett from Streatham who was found lying on the bottom of the pool on Thursday 20 June 1957. He was rushed to a local hospital where he later died. The tragedy happened on a hot summer’s day when the pool was crowded with people. The coroner returned a verdict of accidental death. Copies of the Tooting & Balham Gazette can be viewed at Wandsworth Heritage Service, Battersea Library.

Death of 9-year old John Michael Corbett
Date of origination  ? 28/06/1957
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Submitted by Janet Smith
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Tags 1950s, John Michael Corbett
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