Digital copy of Officer's Report by Civilian Investigator Joseph Cunningham of the Historical Abuse Scheme relating to an extract from the personal file of Witness 147. Research undertaken as part of Operation Rectangle. 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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November 2nd 2008 - November 2nd 2008

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Provides details of entries in personal file of Witness 147 dated 18 December 1975 and 19 December 1975 by a member of Haut de la Garenne staff. Refers to memorandum regarding Witness 147's relationship with an individual, mentioning statements taken by States of Jersey Police. Refers to Witness 147 having sexual intercourse with an unknown male, for which Witness 147 was paid. Refers to Witness 147 admitting to prostituting himself to men at locations in the island. Mentions Witness 147 being sexually assaulted at the age of 13 by an individual. Details instance of absconding by Witness 147, where he met a man and told him he was truanting from Haut de la Garenne. Recalls how the man offered Witness 147 a bed, and subsequently sexually abused Witness 147. Details investigation of assault by States of Jersey Police, and resultant arrest of an individual born in 1935. Refers to charges brought against individual in the Royal Court, listing unlawful sexual intercourse and gross indecency, and indiviudal's sentence to 18 months imprisonment.


Children's Services
Haut de la Garenne
Operation Rectangle
Royal Court
States of Jersey Police
Cunningham, Joseph, Civilian Investigator


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