Digital copy of Officer's Report by Civilian Investigator John McMahon of the Historical Abuse Team as part of Operation Rectangle. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 339's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 22 April 2009 see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/23/WS000142.

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April 25th 2009 - April 30th 2009

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Refers to an individual's date of birth, location, and interview at his home address dated 21 April 2009. Notes that the individual is the youngest child of two parents both employed at Haut de la Garenne [during the 1960s]. Notes that the individual is not actively following the inquiry in the media, but has spoken of the allegations against his father with his parents and siblings. Refers to parents' friendship with two individuals. Mentions never hearing anyone speak badly about Haut de la Garenne, remembering Haut de la Garenne positively. Recalls that when his family left Haut de la Garenne, when he was two years old, a former child residnet of Haut de la Garenne come to stay with them. Mentions that he has been back to Jersey for a holiday. Remembers his parents sharing a funny anecdote about Haut de la Garenne, but cannot remember an anecdote in detail. Has no complaints relating to his upbringing or his childhood, describing his parents as normal people. Refers to his awareness that Witness 339 and a brother are to be seen by Police. Signed by Civilian Investigator John McMahon and Detective Sergeant Hill.


Haut de la Garenne
Operation Rectangle
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police
McMahon, John, Civilian Investigator
Hill, David, Detective Sergeant


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