Digital copy of Memorandum from Haut de la Garenne Superintendent [Jim] Thomson to Children's Officer C A Smith, for the attention of Senior Child Care Officer [Anton] J Skinner, and Child Care Officers [David] Castledine and H Coomer. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 147. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 147's witness statements and transcripts of Witness 147's interviews with States of Jersey Police see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/10.

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June 30th 1978 - June 30th 1978

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Refers to allegations of sexual assualt by a male Haut de la Garenne resident towards another male resident. Refers to allegations by another male Haut de la Garenne resident of sexual advances made by the same male resident, who denies the allegations. References previous memoranda dated 15 May, 4 June, and 4 July 1978 regarding the male resident's sexual behaviour, regarding allegations from six young boys. Formally requests removal of the male resident from Haut de la Garenne. Mentions Children's Sub Committee and inability to place the male resident in detention due to his full time employment.


Children's Services
Children's Sub-Committee
Haut de la Garenne
Castledine, David
Coomer, H
Thomson, Jim


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