TRENTHAN CAMP INQUIRY
DR THACKEEI'S EVIDENCE.
Wellington, Julj *29
Dr. Tbacker was examined before the Trentham Camp Commissi a to day. Hβ contended that the n ilitary authorities had previously been v. irned of the possibility of an epiden.ic by their experiences at Chrirtc' arch They know that Trentbam was likely to be muddy, and also that there would be a shortage of tents, bu' they did not get the material for hu'raents on the ground in dry weathe - , and eventually bad to use damp limber. No provision was made for- reding Trentbam was originally a lake.
Hie Honour —That does not . ccord with the geologists report which we have.
Dr Thacker urged that the f irrnation of the ground proved that there bad been a lake there at one tin,9.-Aβ far back as October and November witness had troopers from Trent ham calling on him at Ghristchurch suffer iDg from septic throats
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TRENTHAN CAMP INQUIRY, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3479, 30 July 1915