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Inquest in Australia

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Helen

Helen Report 12 Aug 2007 09:23

Good Afternoon I am looking for some pointers in the right direction My grandfather Charles Aubrey Lester was killed in a motor accident in Berry, Nowra, New South Wales, Australia. I have just received his death certificate and in the cause of death box it just reads 'manslaughter' and their were two inquests, one on 23rd November and another on the 26th November 1951. Does anyone know where I might be able to obtain more information on the inquests and find out if there was a trial for the manslaughter charge. Any help would be gratefully appreciated. Helen