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The Canham murder: love and betrayal

“About two hours before I was to go over the top for the first time I heard that my wife had deserted the little boy.” With this dramatic sentence, Henry Stephen Canham told a court how he had heard of his wife’s betrayal. On 1 January 1918, he shot her in the chest and killed her.

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Posted by on 4 March 2012 in Events, Ordinary Londoners

 

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