Save My Pal First

October 1950

The People – Sunday 29 October 1950

Save My Pal First

Pit hero Edward Davy was taken on a stretcher yesterday to the Denaby. Yorks, inquest on his friend Thomas Elliott, twenty seven, of Conisbrough.

Evidence was given that Davy called “Leave me, Get Tommy out of that.” when both men were buried by a pit fall.

The coroner complimented him.

Verdict on Elliott: accidental death.