Fenny Compton – Accident to a Boy

Whilst working on a horse-rake the other evening, a lad named William Farley, eldest son of Mr Thomas Farley, had the misfortune to meet with a severe accident. The horse bolted, and he held on till the reins broke. The animal then rushed into some barbed wire railings, and this caused the shafts to break, and the horse was thus liberated from the rake. A part of the ironwork fell on the boy’s leg, which was fractured, and he was considerably cut by the barbed wire. The lad was taken to the Warneford Hospital in a car lent by the Rev. Gordon Savile.

Banbury Guardian, July 1915

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