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National Police Officers Roll of Honour

~  Honouring and Remembering British Police Officers who Lost their Lives in the Line of Duty  ~

BRITISH PALESTINE POLICE

During the British Mandate

1.7.1920 - 15.5.1948

British Palestine Police Badge & Scroll

With thanks for the original Roll of Honour to the

British Palestine Police Association formerly the

Palestine Police Old Comrades Association

This Roll is under Review to seek or provide

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British Members of the Palestine Police Force who were Killed or Died during or as a result of Service Overseas.

The Palestine Police Force

Date Died

Rank No. Forenames & Surname Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

15/04/1922

Dist/Cmdt.

 

James Wesley Mackenzie

27

Drowned on Duty

attempting rescue

Jerusalem Protestant C-103

R.H.S. Award

British Section of the Palestine Gendarmerie (British Gendarmerie) -  1st May 1922 to 31st March 1926

Date Died

Rank

No.

Forenames & Surname

Age

Cause of Death

Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

04/05/1922

Constable

 

Albert [G.] Brock

36

Natural Causes

acute peritonitis

Ramleh War Cemetery B-12

(ADRIC)

03/08/1922

Constable

261

Henry James Read

25

Unknown

(not injury on duty)

Ramleh War Cemetery B-19

(RIC)

24/09/1922

Constable

 

Laurence McNamara

21

Natural Causes

malaria

Jerusalem Latin - unmarked

(RIC)

30/10/1922

Constable

76

James Igoe

29

Natural Causes

liver disease

Ramleh War Cemetery B-23

(RIC)

06/11/1922

Corporal

111

Richard Young

30

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Nablus RC - not found

(RIC)

14/01/1923

Captain

 

Forbes Le Blount Croke

32

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Ramleh War Cemetery B-24

(RIC)

18/03/1923

Constable

48

[Donald Fraser] MacKay

[33]

Natural Causes

tuberculosis

Ramleh War Cemetery B-22

ex-soldier;

25/03/1923

Constable

446

Walter Wilson Clemens

31

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Ramleh War Cemetery B-26

(RIC)

09/05/1923

Constable

27

John Kearney

22

Natural Causes

tuberculosis

UK - St Michael's Halton

(RIC)

10/06/1923

Constable

790

Edward Davies

20

Killed on Duty

shot in ambush

Nazareth Protestant - on right

with two below

10/06/1923

Constable

466

John Albert Loydall

35

Killed on Duty

shot in ambush

Nazareth Protestant - on right

(RIC)

11/06/1923

Constable

539

Joseph Edward Purvis

23

Died of Wounds

shot in ambush

Nazareth Protestant - on right

(RIC) shot 10/6

15/06/1923

Captain

 

William Ewart Swann

36

Killed on Duty

shot by bandits

Ramleh War Cemetery A-02

(ADRIC) off duty

30/08/1923

Constable

631

Ernest Victor Joseph Fenelon

30

Natural Causes

heart failure

Ramleh War Cemetery A-03

(ADRIC)

08/09/1923

Constable

 

Thomas McKeon

23

Natural Causes

pneumonia

Ramleh War Cemetery A-04

(RIC)

21/02/1924

Constable

 

Josiah Edward Swan

27

Natural Causes

pneumonia

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 01-07

(RIC)

28/04/1924

Constable

 

Harry Webb

27

Unknown

unknown

Ramleh War Cemetery A-16

(ADRIC) cause?

11/01/1925

Constable

371

Michael Keogh

35

Natural Causes

embolism

Ramleh War Cemetery A-17

(RIC)

09/12/1925

Captain

 

Thomas Francis Burke DSO

28

Killed in Accident

[police] car crash

Ramleh War Cemetery C-08

(ADRIC)

British Section of the Palestine Police - from 1st April 1926

Date Died

Rank No. Forenames & Surname Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

20/07/1926

B/Insp.

 

Richard Ryan

31

Natural Causes

malaria

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 01-04

(RIC) (BG)

21/08/1926

B/Const.

 

Stanley Leo Robinson

32

Natural Causes

pneumonia

Jerusalem Protestant C-108

(BG)

09/09/1926

B/Const.  

William [Yellowes] Bennett

29

Natural Causes

internal malady

Jerusalem Protestant C-107

 

02/01/1927

Dep/Supt.

 

Stuart Forbes Sharp OBE MC

46

Natural Causes

tuberculosis

UK - Nafferton - unmarked

(RIC) (BG)

29/07/1927

Dist/Supt.

 

William [Francis] Sinclair

[48]

Natural Causes

dysentery

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 11-08

[Frederick on grave]

31/12/1927

B/Const. 17

William Henry Verrall

38 Unknown unknown

Jerusalem Protestant C-95

(RIC) (BG) cause?

24/08/1929

S/Const.

 

Edward Thomas Best

33

Killed on Duty

shot during rioting

Jerusalem Latin - unmarked

Immigration Insp.

1930-1934

Date Died

Rank No. Forenames & Surname Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

26/05/1930

A/B/Sgt.

200

William Singleton

26

Killed on Duty

shot / off duty

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 11-10

with female friend

07/07/1931 B/Insp. 16 Patrick Golden 32 Natural Causes kidney trouble

UK - not found

(RIC)

11/12/1931

B/Sgt.

 

Alfred Francis Louis Denny

33

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 01-03

(BG)

11/02/1932

B/Const.

549

Arthur Pattison

23

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Jerusalem Protestant C-corner

 

26/02/1932

B/Const.

564

Terence James Fowles

27

[Natural Causes]

unknown

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 01-10

information sought

12/10/1932

B/Const.

511

Charles [Percy] Preen

24

Unknown

unknown

Jerusalem Latin - wall-01+RPM

information sought

01/12/1932

B/Const.

153

[Charles J.] Stuart

 

Unknown

unknown

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 01-02

information sought

02/05/1933 B/Const. 434 Frederick Nanson 24 Unknown

unknown

Nablus - unknown - not found

information sought

05/07/1933

B/Const.

62

Francis William Dyke

34

Natural Causes

heart failure

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 01-01

(RIC) (BG)

19/11/1933

B/Const.

 

Joseph Eric Butler

26

Died from Injuries

motorcycle crash

Jerusalem Protestant C-63

[or 20th] injury 12th

03/04/1934

B/Const.

176

John Wallace

[36]

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 02-01

 

06/06/1934

B/Const.

1166

Herbert Leonard North

24

Natural Causes

after long illness

Jerusalem Protestant C-61

died 5th or 6th?

24/06/1934

B/Sgt.

40

Albert Edward Hughes

32

Natural Causes 

disease

Ramleh War Cemetery F-32

(RIC) (BG)

21/08/1934

D.D.S.P.

 

Arthur Tyrrell Blackett

49

Natural Causes 

heart failure

Jerusalem Protestant C-24

(BG)

05/09/1934

B/Const.

1275

Thomas Henry Brady-Browne

23

Unknown

unknown

Jerusalem Protestant C-60

information sought

1935

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

25/02/1935

B/Const.

1174

Douglas Campbell Grieve

25

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Nazareth Protestant - on right

next to Goodright

02/06/1935

B/Corp.

571

John Henry

26

Natural Causes

after long illness

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 02-03

died in Lebanon

09/11/1935

B/Const.

1220

Nevil Stephen Goodright

28

Natural Causes 

pneumonia

Nazareth Protestant - on right

[or Neville]

20/11/1935

B/Const.

1208

Reginald Cyril Victor Mott

28

Killed on Duty

shot by bandits

Jerusalem Protestant C-22

KPM, BEM;

During 1936 - 1939 an Arab Rebellion occurred in protest at Jewish Immigration, which ended after immigration quotas were put in place.

1936

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

22/05/1936

B/Sgt.

416

William James Buggy

29

Natural Causes

septicaemia

Ramleh War Cemetery F-02

 

28/05/1936

B/Const.

263

Robert Alexander Bird

27

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Jerusalem Protestant C-39

 

28/07/1936

B/Const.

375

Christopher John Wren

23

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Jerusalem Protestant D-30

 

09/09/1936

B/Const.

1077

Raymond Owen Elliott

32

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel attack

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 02-07

 

09/09/1936

B/Const.

369

William Frederick Barr

33

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 02-06

 

09/09/1936

B/Const.

140

Forest James Morrison Fletcher

21

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 02-05

age 22 on grave

09/09/1936

B/Const.

239

Frederick John Thomas Kettel

21

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 03-06

 

09/09/1936

B/Const.

989

Hugh Burnett Morrison

27

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 03-05

age 28 on grave

10/10/1936

B/Const.

1

Charles Henry Poyntz Barrett

23

Killed in Accident

army vehicle crash

Ramleh War Cemetery G-17

 

12/11/1936

B/Const.

371

Robert Maurice Walker

22

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 04-04

 
1937

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

26/04/1937

B/Const.

143

Norman John Charles Goring

26

[Natural Causes]

unknown

Jerusalem Protestant D-28

information sought

21/07/1937

B/Const.

320

Gerald John Lewarne Chapman

21

Died from Injuries

fall off roof

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 03-02

at police premises

04/09/1937

B/Const.

584

Derek Reid Gouldthorp

22

Killed in Accident

accidentally shot

Jerusalem Protestant C-15

by himself

26/09/1937

B/Const.

980

Peter Robertson McEwan

30

Killed on Duty

shot by assassin

Jerusalem Protestant C-14

ADC assassinated

27/09/1937

B/Const.

693

Harold Neville Strelley

21

Natural Causes

blackwater fever

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 04-02

[or 26/9]

15/10/1937

B/Const.

1199

Norman Harrison

20

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Jerusalem Protestant C-13

 

15/10/1937

B/Const.

1202

Austin Joseph Malia

22

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Jerusalem Latin 06

with above

03/11/1937

B/Const.

687

Robert Alexander Murphy

36

Self-inflicted

gunshot

[Jerusalem Latin?] - not found

[buried Kantara?]

28/11/1937

B/Const.

1188

Thomas Tyson Pearce

26

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 04-03

 

1938

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

27/03/1938

B/Const.

771

Douglas Hargreaves

21

Killed in Accident

motorcycle crash

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 05-06

 

30/03/1938

B/Const.

883

Richard Halpin

26

Natural Causes

died after illness

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 05-07

 

08/04/1938

B/Const.

826

[Ronald] Gillespie Taylor

24

Natural Causes

tuberculosis

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 05-08

Roland?

11/04/1938

2/B/Sgt.

1111

Walter Edward Medler

27

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 05-10

terrorist attack

11/04/1938

B/Const.

1276

Michael Douglas Lloyd Ward

22

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 05-09

with above

26/04/1938

A/B/Insp.

66

Ernest John Oldis

40

Natural Causes

heart failure on duty

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 05-11

on search duty

04/05/1938

1/B/Sgt.

312

John Benjamin Eldred

30

[Natural Causes]

unknown

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 05-04

information sought

26/05/1938

B/Const.

485

Edward George Rivers Stephens

28

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel attack

Ramleh War Cemetery J-27

 

27/05/1938

B/Const.

454

David Basnett Barnby

24

Natural Causes

appendicitis

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 05-02

 

30/05/1938

B/Const.

333

Eric Ferguson Fleming Simpson

23

[Natural Causes]

unknown

Ramleh War Cemetery J-32

information sought

03/06/1938

B/Insp.

2206

James (Jock) Gordon

37

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Ramleh War Cemetery J-25

 

04/06/1938

B/Const.

718

Antony Cavendish Fletcher

25

Killed in Accident

fall off horse

Ramleh War Cemetery G-19

injured 31/5 off duty

03/07/1938

B/Const.

1191

Benjamin Phillips Burbush

21

Killed in Accident

fall at police billet

Jerusalem Protestant D-18

 

06/08/1938

1/B/Sgt.

632

Frank Moulton Goulty

30

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 05-03

 

06/08/1938

B/Const.

1163

Patrick Jack Willis

22

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 04-01

off duty

05/09/1938

B/Const.

334

Charles Ernest Packer

36

Natural Causes

pneumonia

Jerusalem Protestant C-42

 

09/09/1938

B/Sgt.

1083

William Landers

31

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel attack

Jerusalem Latin - wall 02

on police station

26/09/1938

1/B/Sgt.

918

Lewis Alfred Stevens

29

Killed on Duty

shot / at station

Ramleh War Cemetery M-03

unknown gunmen

01/10/1938

Ast/B/Insp.

720

William Edward Birch

36

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel attack

Jerusalem Protestant C-09

 

22/10/1938

2/B/Sgt.

895

Nelson Frederick Cork

34

Killed in Accident

[hit by army truck]

Haifa (Jaffa Road) 06-01

road accident

18/12/1938

B/Const.

842

Patrick Dennis Conway

24

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Haifa (Sharon) 01-01

 

24/12/1938

B/Insp.

233

William Wenallt Thomas

29

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Jerusalem Protestant C-08

 

31/12/1938

Dep/Supt.

 

George Durrant Sanderson KPM

44

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Jerusalem Protestant D-11

 

1939

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method-Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

20/01/1939

B/Const.

855

John Walter Carter

21

Died from Wounds

shot / rebel ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 01-03

wounded 17/1

18/02/1939

B/Sgt.

220

Nowell Arthur Harry Pinhey

23

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Ramleh War Cemetery K-12

with below

19/02/1939

2/B/Sgt.

67

Ernest Alfred Shepherd

24

Died from Injuries

police vehicle crash

Ramleh War Cemetery O-01

with above

20/02/1939

B/Const.

1096

Norman Davidson Hood

32

Died from Injuries

police vehicle crash

Ramleh War Cemetery O-03

with above

26/02/1939

B/Sgt.

42

John William August Buchanan

28

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Haifa (Sharon) 02-01

 

01/03/1939

B/Const.

1010

John Patrick Dowling

27

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 02-02

 

14/03/1939

B/Const.

1243

Leonard Cross

 

Unknown-Missing

presumed dead

Unknown - not found

believed abducted

03/04/1939

B/Const.

413

John Reid

26

Unknown

unknown

Jerusalem Protestant D-10

information sought

12/04/1939

B/Sgt.

919

Lewis Stuart

32

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Jerusalem Protestant D-08

 

19/04/1939

B/Const.

2161

James Connolly

33

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Jerusalem Latin 01

 

07/05/1939

B/Const.

685

Leslie Harold Lance

30

Drowning Accident

bathing in sea

Haifa (Sharon) 01-07

 

18/05/1939

B/Const.

62

Harold Colin Lawrence

21

Killed on Duty

shot / during rioting

Jerusalem Latin - unmarked

 

26/05/1939

B/Const.

575

Lawrence [W.] Hartgen

27

Natural Causes

after brief illness

Haifa (Sharon) 01-08

 

11/06/1939

B/Const.

1045

Fred[erick] Clark

28

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant D-16

terrorist attack

15/07/1939

1/B/Sgt.

43

Arthur Collinge CPM

29

Died from Wounds

shot / during arrest

Ramleh War Cemetery N-32

wounded 12/7

09/08/1939

B/Sgt.

1270

Geoffrey Norman King

25

Killed at Sea

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 03-03

on police launch

19/08/1939

B/Const.

1844

John Leggett

30

Killed in Accident

fall off roof

Haifa (Sharon) 03-04

at police post

26/08/1939

B/Insp.

860

Ralph Cairns

31

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant D-02

terrorist attack

26/08/1939

B/Insp.

161

Ronald Eric Barker

[26]

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant D-03

i/c with above

23/09/1939

B/Const.

1698

Austen Campbell Snow

27

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Haifa (Sharon) 03-05

 

25/09/1939

B/Const.

1560

James King

24

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 03-08

with below

25/09/1939

B/Sgt.

738

Leslie Wilson

27

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 03-06

with above

08/10/1939

B/Const.

2439

Stanley Robert Bowles

27

Killed in Accident

accidentally shot

Jerusalem Protestant D-04

at police premises

10/10/1939

B/Const.

451

Charles Deryck Wheeldon

25

Died from Injuries

police vehicle crash

UK Death & Burial - not found

injured 15/04/1938

21/10/1939

B/Const.

140

Frank William Moss

27

Killed on Duty

shot / rebel ambush

Jerusalem Protestant D-05

 

18/11/1939

B/Sgt.

17

Victor Harry Brooke

25

Drowned at Sea

ship sunk by mine

North Sea - SS 'Simon Bolivar'

en-route to Trinidad

1940

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

03/01/1940

B/Const.

2415

John Quirke

27

Killed in Accident

accidentally shot

Haifa (Sharon) 02-03

by civilian

04/02/1940

B/Const.

2303

John Francis Gauvry

31

Drowned

boating accident

Ramleh War Cemetery H-03

off duty

16/02/1940

B/Const.

975

Brian Evans

[24]

Died from Burns

fire in room

Jerusalem Protestant D-06

injured 15/2; [or 27]

18/03/1940

B/Insp.

261

Ernest Wilkinson

40

Natural Causes

heart failure

Haifa (Sharon) 03-13

 

30/03/1940

B/Const.

1809

Gerrard Campbell

27

Died from Injuries

motorcycle crash

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-02

date error on grave

22/05/1940

2/B/Sgt.

1342

Roderick Flaherty

32

Killed in Accident

accidentally shot

Haifa (Sharon) 02-04

cleaning weapon

21/07/1940

A/B/Insp.

95

John Anthony Clark

25

Natural Causes

appendicitis

Jerusalem Latin 02 + RWM

 

23/07/1940

B/Const.

1411

Cyril Crowther

26

Killed in Accident

road accident

Haifa (Sharon) 03-15

 

24/07/1940

B/Const.

2725

Peter Moran

29

Killed Air Raid

enemy air attack

Haifa (Sharon) 02-05

Italian Air Force

25/07/1940

1/B/Sgt.

1284

James Leslie Riley

27

Killed in Accident

fall from building

Haifa (Sharon) 05-01

[unknown cause]

19/09/1940

B/Const.

1480

Donald Charles Sydney Alstin

27

Killed on Duty

attack by brigands

Jerusalem Protestant G-60

[presumed shot]

25/09/1940

B/Const.

2598

Harding McDonald

33

Natural Causes

tuberculosis

UK - Belfast City U1-413

caught in Palestine

26/09/1940

B/Const.

514

Joseph Maurice Lionnet

25

Natural Causes

after brief illness

Haifa (Sharon) 02-06

 

19/09/1940

B/Const.

1660

Cyril John Sewell

35

Natural Causes

unknown

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-04

information sought

27/09/1940

B/Const.

2271

Laurence George Blakeman

33

Killed in Accident

unknown

Jerusalem Protestant G-64

information sought

19/10/1940

B/Const.

1931

Albert Denziel Pope

35

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Jerusalem Latin - wall-09

died midnight

25/11/1940

B/Const.

1694

Horace Henry Willmer Rutland

29

Drowned on Duty

SS Patria sinking

Haifa (Sharon) 05-06

KPFSM Gallantry

25/11/1940

B/Const.

1665

Percy Ronald Walker

27

Drowned on Duty

SS Patria sinking

Haifa (Sharon) 05-02

by terrorist bomb

1941

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

01/01/1941

B/Const.

1592

Joseph Walter Usher

25

Died from Injuries

road accident

Haifa (Sharon) 05-03

 

08/01/1941

B/Insp.

 

James David Hollis

48

Natural Causes

throat operation

Haifa (Sharon) 05-04

(RIC) (BG)

01/03/1941

1/B/Sgt.

880

William George Freestone

35

Natural Causes

unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 05-05

information sought

20/03/1941

B/Sgt.

1139

William John Smith

28

Died from Injuries

accident / unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 05-07

injured 25/12/40

30/03/1941

A.S.P.

 

Eric Drummond

26

Killed on Duty

Shot / during arrest

Jerusalem Protestant G-65

 

06/06/1941

B/Const.

1136

Arthur George Rick

30

Unknown

unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 05-08

information sought

27/06/1941

B/Const.

610

Isaac Dunbar Watt

28

Natural causes

after short illness

Haifa (Sharon) 05-09

 

05/07/1941

2/B/Sgt.

482

Walter Frank Page

25

Died of Wounds

shot by armed gang

Jerusalem Protestant G-62

 

14/07/1941

B/Const.

714

Lionel Beatty Collins

24

Drowned on Duty

air attack on ship

Egypt [Suez War Cemetery?]

on mv 'Georgic'

14/07/1941

B/Const.

2336

A.W. ? Neill

?

Drowned on Duty

air attack on ship

Egypt [Suez War Cemetery?]

on mv 'Georgic'

29/07/1941

B/Const.

1920

Michael McLoughlan

38

Natural Causes

duodenal ulcer

Jerusalem Latin 3

+ Ramleh Plaque

17/08/1941

B/Const.

1811

Martin Connerneen

34

Killed on Duty

shot in ambush

Jerusalem Latin 4

+ Ramleh Plaque

25/09/1941

B/Insp.

1269

John Alexander Weekes

30

Died from Wounds

shot by smugglers

Haifa (Sharon) 05-12

wounded 24/9

27/09/1941

B/Const.

1870

Arthur Raymond Stoner

37

Natural Causes

suffered a stroke

Jerusalem Protestant G-66

on 25/9

16/10/1941

2/B/Sgt.

2894

William Roland Bayford

22

Natural Causes

meningitis

Jerusalem Protestant G-63

 

25/10/1941

B/Const.

1829

Harold Harrison

36

Died of Wounds

shot / unknown

Jerusalem Protestant G-72

24/10; info. sought

14/11/1941

B/Const.

3172

Richard Linley

26

Unknown

found shot dead

Haifa (Sharon) 05-13

information sought

1942

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

12/01/1942

B/Const.

1614

Clifford Henry Wright

30

Unknown

[road accident?]

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-06

information sought

20/01/1942

B/Const.

1805

Frederick Bunn

27

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-07

information sought

21/01/1942

B/Insp.

583

Evelyn Thomas Turton

38

Killed on Duty

Bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant F-28

K.P.M.

26/05/1942

B/Sgt.

180

James Whyte

38

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Jerusalem Protestant F27

information sought

01/06/1942

B/Const.

16

Henry William Crew

28

Unknown

unknown

Jerusalem Protestant H-46

information sought

29/06/1942

B/Const.

2629

Charles Ernest Tolliday

30

Killed in Accident

car accident

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-05

injured 28/6

19/09/1942

B/Const.

969

Arthur Harrison Grinsted

27

Natural Causes

after short illness

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-03

 

23/09/1942

B/Const.

299

John Pickles Reeves

27

Unknown

found dead at post

Haifa (Sharon) 07-16

not 1943

02/10/1942

B/Const.

1619

Lewis John Davis

32

Died from Injuries

police vehicle crash

Jerusalem Protestant F-39

 

16/10/1942

B/Const.

411

Henry Rowland

21

Died from Wounds

stabbed in arrest

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-01

 

24/10/1942

B/Const.

2722

John Henry McDermott

28

Natural Causes

after long illness

Jerusalem Protestant H-06

 

06/12/1942

B/Sgt.

950

James McAra McMillan

32

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Haifa (Sharon) 07-15

 

11/12/1942

B/Const.

1185

Verdun Roy Nankivell

26

Unknown

unknown

Jerusalem Protestant F-37

information sought

27/12/1942

B/Insp.

 

George Ritchie Gibson

40

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Jerusalem Protestant F-26

B.E.M.

1943

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

08/02/1943

B/Const.

186

Stephen Percival Baker

38

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Haifa (Sharon) 07-14

 

14/03/1943

B/Const.

2871

Harry Kenneth Smith

25

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Haifa (Sharon) 07-13

 

07/05/1943

B/Sgt.

1462

David Reginald O'Gorman

30

Self-inflicted

unknown injury

Jerusalem Latin 5

+ Ramleh Plaque

02/06/1943

B/Const.

1193

Alfred John Bailey

24?

Killed on Duty

shot / by suspects

Jerusalem Latin 6-wall

+ Ramleh Plaque

02/06/1943

B/Const.

2066

Arthur Henry Smith

29?

Killed on Duty

shot / by suspects

Jerusalem Protestant H-45

 

22/06/1943

B/Const.

865

Harold Randolf Perriam

26

Killed on Duty

shot / by suspects

Jerusalem Protestant H-22

C.P.M.

14/09/1943

B/Const.

1890

Arthur Geoffrey Burnell

28

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 7-12

 

22/12/1943

B/Insp.

1170

Arthur Percy Aspland

36

Died from Burns

unknown

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-10

information sought

1944

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

01/02/1944

B/Insp.

16

Frederick James Cassidy

51

Died from Injuries

bitten by rabid dog

Jerusalem Protestant H-44

(RIC)

16/02/1944

B/Const.

2523

Harold Ernest Ewer

33

Died from Wounds

shot / by suspects

Haifa (Sharon) 07-09

wounded 14/2

16/02/1944

B/Insp.

205

Robert Duncan Green

[30]

Died from Wounds

shot / by suspects

Haifa (Sharon) 04-01

wounded 14/2

23/02/1944

B/Const.

1797

John Robert Sample

33

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Jerusalem Protestant H-33

with below

23/02/1944

B/Const.

1510

Albert James Wilson

32

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Jerusalem Protestant H-10

with above

26/02/1944

B/Sgt.

341

Thomas Miller Neil Wilson

33

Natural Causes

following operation

Jerusalem Protestant H-21

 

04/03/1944

B/Const.

2551

John Robert Douglas

32

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Haifa (Sharon) 08-16

with below

07/03/1944

B/Const.

1660

Sidney Ernest Charles Robson

21

Died from Injuries

police vehicle crash

Haifa (Sharon) 08-15

with above 4/3

23/03/1944

B/Const.

605

William Douglas Caley

20

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-12

 

23/03/1944

A.S.P.

147

John William Scott

32

Killed on Duty

shot / attempt arrest

Jerusalem Protestant F-35

 

23/03/1944

B/Const.

608

Laurence Gordon Allison

32

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 08-09

 

23/03/1944

B/Const.

1986

Arthur Harding

34

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 08-13

 

23/03/1944

B/Const.

1565

James Mackie

34

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 08-14

 

24/03/1944

Ch/Clerk

 

Charles Brown

54

Died from Wounds

shot / in ambush

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-11

wounded 23/3

27/03/1944

B/Const.

1150

Thomas Lantry

29

Died from Wounds

shot / in ambush

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-13

wounded 23/3

13/04/1944

B/Const.

1726

William Claude Dawe

25

Unknown

unknown

Jerusalem Protestant F-24

information sought

22/04/1944

B/Const.

314

Eric Outram

21

Killed in Accident

shot / by colleague

Haifa (Sharon) 08-11

 

11/05/1944

1/B/Sgt.

799

David Alexander Coutts Robertson

35

Natural Causes

unknown

Jerusalem Protestant F-16

information sought

28/05/1944

B/Const.

149

John McNamara

32

Drowning Accident

bathing in sea

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-14

 

10/06/1944

B/Const.

2911

Harry Goodrick

23

Drowning Accident

bathing in sea

Haifa (Sharon) 06-01

 

15/08/1944

B/Const.

2301

James Fraser

41

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-16

 

26/08/1944

Dist. Supt.

 

John Charles Martin

47

Natural Causes

after short illness

Jerusalem Latin 7 + Ramleh

DCM,CPM (ADRIC)

14/09/1944

B/Const.

3724

Albert Marshall Skyner

28

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Haifa (Sharon) 06-02

 

14/09/1944

B/Insp.

321

Ernest Gunthorpe Symons

38

Natural Causes

after long illness

Haifa (Sharon) 06-03

 

24/09/1944

B/Const.

2120

William John Aird Ritchie

32

Drowning Accident

bathing in sea

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-17

 

29/09/1944

A/D.S.P.

956

Thomas James Wilkin

35

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant H-32

KPM CPM

12/12/1944

A.S.P.

 

Aubrey Harris Silver

50

Natural Causes

after injury & illness

Mount of Olives Jewish Cem.

MBE + Ramleh mem.

1945

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

12/02/1945

1/B/Sgt.

728

Sydney Charles Gibbs

39

Natural Causes

after long illness

Jerusalem Protestant F-34

 

12/04/1945

B/Const.

3890

Charles Edwin Bell

[23]

Unknown

unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 06-06

information sought

17/04/1945

B/Const.

1235

John Fellows

22

Unknown

unknown

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-19

information sought

18/04/1945

1/B/Sgt.

3473

Joseph Robert Melville

30

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-20

 

28/05/1945

1/B/Sgt.

1043

Edward [Allen] Walsh

30

Natural Causes

unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 04-04

information sought

15/06/1945

B/Const.

2189

George William Hetherington

33

[Accident]

unknown

Jerusalem Protestant H-13

information sought

29/06/1945

B/Const.

4108

David John Smith

[20]

Drowning Accident

bathing in sea

Haifa (Sharon) 06-08

 

13/07/1945

B/Const.

2754

George Wilde

41

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-21

 

02/08/1945

B/Const.

3696

Harry Charles Chattell

24

Unknown

unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 06-16

information sought

21/08/1945

B/Const.

2756

John Graham Finlayson

21

Unknown

died in hospital

Haifa (Sharon) - 06-15

[21/4] info. sought

25/08/1945

B/Const.

1283

Bertie Sharpley

32

Died from Wounds

beaten by prisoners

Haifa (Sharon) 06-14

assaulted 21/8

29/08/1945

B/Const.

2595

William George Heath

34

Unknown

unknown

Jerusalem Protestant F-33

information sought

31/08/1945

A.S.P.

633

Patrick Henry Noble Welland

29

Unknown

following operation

Jerusalem Protestant F-22

information sought

28/09/1945

B/Const.

372

James George Barry

26

Killed on Duty

shot / bank robbery

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-22

 

10/10/1945

B/Const.

3545

Gordon Hill

22

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 06-13

 

25/11/1945

B/Const.

4005

Maurice Winterbottom

24

[Self-inflicted]

unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 06-12

information sought

27/12/1945

A.S.P.

76

George Smith

44

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant H-41

attack on Police HQ

27/12/1945

A.S.P.

385

Denis Joseph Flanagan

33

Killed on Duty

shot / attack on HQ

Jerusalem Latin 8 + Ramleh

KPFSM, KPM

27/12/1945

B/Const.

976

Edward Hyde

28

Killed on Duty

shot / attack on HQ

Jerusalem Protestant H-40

KPFSM

27/12/1945

B/Const.

2606

Noel Nicholson

20

Killed on Duty

shot / attack on HQ

Jerusalem Protestant H-39

KPFSM

1946

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

19/01/1946

A.S.P.

161

William John Elson

44

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant F-21

 

19/01/1946

B/Const.

1285

John Joseph Lyons

25

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-23

 

11/02/1946

B/Const.

3595

Leslie John Thomas

24

Unknown

unknown

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-24

information sought

30/03/1946

B/Const.

3157

Frank Conway Boardman

[32]

Natural Causes

pneumonitis

Jerusalem Protestant F-07

 

20/04/1946

B/Const.

48

Horace James Cutting

22

Killed in Accident

shot / unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 06-09

information sought

05/05/1946

B/Const.

15

Thomas Frederick Beare

18

Drowning Accident

bathing in sea

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-25

 

18/05/1946

A.S.P.

207

Rowland Smith Hollingsworth

40

Natural Causes

collapsed

Jerusalem Protestant F-20

 

25/05/1946

1/B/Sgt.

3418

William Boucher Blackmore

27

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-26

 

05/06/1946

B/Const.

586

Ivor Bethune Putley

31

Unknown

unknown

Unknown

[5/7?] info. sought

13/06/1946

2/B/Sgt.

3831

George Albert Hindmarsh

34

Natural Causes

unknown

Jerusalem Protestant F-12

information sought

25/06/1946

B/Const.

525

Harold Clarke

25

Killed in Accident

fall from window

Jerusalem Protestant F-02

at police billet

28/06/1946

D.S.P.

 

Frank Bonning

31

Died from Injuries

road traffic accident

Haifa (Sharon) 09-06

injured 24/6

30/06/1946

A.S.P.

629

Leslie Augustus Fisher

41

Natural Causes

after long illness

Jerusalem Protestant F-05

CPM

07/07/1946

B/Const.

633

Peter Shaughnesey

19

Killed in Accident

shot by colleague

Haifa (Sharon) 09-05

 

22/07/1946

2/B/Sgt.

1777

William Norman Jennings

27

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant H-53

King David Hotel

22/07/1946

B/Const.

4258

Ronald Arthur Woodward

20

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant H-57

Secretariat KDH

22/07/1946

B/Const.

2155

Edgar Gordon Brown

33

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant H-49

sec. Secretariat KDH

22/07/1946 Ex-A.S.P. 1283

Roderick Christopher Musgrave

32 Killed on Duty bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant H-52

sec. Secretariat KDH

30/07/1946

B/Const.

458

Den[n]is Joseph Boyle

19

Unknown

unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 09-03

information sought

22/08/1946

B/Const.

3553

John Robson

23

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Haifa (Sharon) 09-14

 

09/09/1946

2/B/Sgt.

2720

Thomas George Martin

34

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 09-12

 

17/10/1946

B/Insp.

209

William Henry Bruce

34

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant H-38

 

19/10/1946

1/B/Sgt.

3491

Leonard Royle

30

Natural Causes

tuberculosis

Jerusalem Protestant F-11

 

30/10/1946

B/Const.

3501

Roy William Harding Smith

29

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant H-37

King's Commendation

05/11/1946

B/Const.

3774

Leonard Gordon McBain Larman

22

Natural Causes

unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 09-11

information sought

09/11/1946

B/Const.

3439

Alfred John Cassidy

35

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant H-36

with below

09/11/1946

B/Const.

651

Owen Debenham

23

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant H-17

with below

09/11/1946

2/B/Sgt.

3780

Kenneth George Heldt

29

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant H-25

with below

10/11/1946

2/B/Sgt.

42

John Easton

26

Died of wounds 

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant H-24

wounded 09/11

13/11/1946

B/Const.

2097

Sydney Charles Moore

24

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant H-07

with below

13/11/1946

B/Const.

1652

Charles Frederick Pipes

33

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant H-18

with above

17/11/1946

B/Const.

269

William James Hedley

20

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-29

with below

17/11/1946

B/Const.

4345

Norman Milford Clifton La Barte

21

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-30

with below

17/11/1946

B/Const.

604

Ferguson Nelson

20

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-28

with above

28/11/1946

B/Const.

1616

Leslie Taylor

22

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-31

 

18/12/1946

1/B/Sgt.

183

Stanley Johnson

31

Killed on Duty

shot / attempt arrest

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-32

 

1947

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

12/01/1947

B/Const.

161

John Edward Ballantyne

19

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 11-03

 

12/01/1947

B/Const.

3583

Gordon Morgan

25

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 09-09

 

13/01/1947

B/Insp.

125

James MacBean Reat

46

Natural Causes

brain haemorhage

UK - Alvie, Inverness-shire

 

27/01/1947

A.S.P.

422

Ian Turner

33

Natural Causes

unknown

UK - unknown

information sought

10/02/1947

B/Const.

1490

Frederick James Sweet

39

Natural Causes

unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 11-04

information sought

01/03/1947

[B/Const.]

1247

George Albert Beynon

29

Killed on Duty

shot / in attack

Jerusalem Protestant J-07

clerical officer

19/03/1947

B/Const.

3503

John Achilles Daunt

20

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-33

 

19/03/1947

B/Const.

4030

James Alexander Stranaghan

21

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 11-06

 

21/03/1947

B/Const.

3089

Sydney John Bosher

24

Self-inflicted

injury

Jerusalem Protestant J-11

 

30/03/1947

B/Insp.

346

Leonard George Board

34

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-34

 

31/03/1947

B/Const.

1424

Ernest Isaac Dwyer

19

Killed in Accident

shot / unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 11-08

information sought

08/04/1947

B/Const.

816

Basil Forth

20

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant J-04

 

25/04/1947

B/Const.

32

Stan Barnes

18

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-38

with below

25/04/1947

B/Const.

116

Alan Joseph Casey

19

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-36

with below

25/04/1947

B/Const.

174

Ronald Phillip Davies

19

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-37

with below

25/04/1947

B/Insp.

2886

Allen Douglas Trutwein

31

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-35

with above

26/04/1947

A.S.P.

373

Albert Edward Conquest

45

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 11-16

BEM,KPM,CPM

12/05/1947

B/Const.

3432

Alex Webster Christie

26

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant J-09

with below

12/05/1947

B/Const.

4190

Dennis Michael Easton

20

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant J-17

with above

16/05/1947

B/Const.

4055

Norman [D] Winsor

23

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 11-15

 

04/06/1947

B/Const.

188

Patrick Michael Clancy

18

Self-inflicted

gunshot

Haifa (Sharon) 04-06

 

19/07/1947

B/Const.

2628

Raymond William Hughes

19

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 11-12

with below

29/07/1947

B/Const.

2196

Albert Dean

[26]

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 11-09

with above 19/7

30/07/1947

B/Const.

843

Joseph MacIntyre

24

Killed in Accident

shot / by himself

Jerusalem Protestant J-16

 

05/08/1947

B/Const.

68

George Alexander Hayes

26

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant J-22

with below

05/08/1947

B/Const.

4390

Albert Bryan Middleton

24

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Latin 8 wall + Ramleh

with below

05/08/1947

B/Const.

4257

Rufus James Watts

20

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant J-15

with above

18/08/1947

Cadet Off.

3373

Edwin Ellison Morris

24

Killed in Accident

shot / by himself

Jerusalem Protestant J-21

 

22/09/1947

B/Const.

1780

Ronald Edward Goodwin

19

Killed in Accident

shot / by colleague

Jerusalem Protestant J-20

 

23/09/1947

B/Const.

1641

Gordon Mallalieu

19

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-39

 

26/09/1947

B/Const.

4009

Percy Bould

26

Killed on Duty

shot / bank robbery

Ramleh War Cemetery police 02

 

26/09/1947

B/Const.

1019

Allan John Ford

18

Killed on Duty

shot / bank robbery

Ramleh War Cemetery police 03

 

26/09/1947

B/Const.

342

Anthony Derek Mitchell

19

Killed on Duty

shot / bank robbery

Ramleh War Cemetery police 01

 

26/09/1947

B/Const.

536

John Joseph Murray

20

Killed on Duty

shot / bank robbery

Ramleh War Cemetery police 04

 

28/09/1947

B/Const.

302

John Ernest Evans

23

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Haifa (Sharon) 11-11

 

29/09/1947

B/Const.

2449

Reginald Bonfield

21

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 13-08

with below

29/09/1947

B/Const.

1824

Anthony Henry Camfield Bowen

19

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 13-07

with below

29/09/1947

B/Const.

4208

Frederick Thomas Newton

21

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 13-06

with below

29/09/1947

B/Const.

1648

William Thomas Nunn

19

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 11-05

with above

16/10/1947

B/Const.

642

William Eric Thomas

20

Killed in Accident

unknown

Ramleh War Cemetery Q-40

information sought

04/11/1947

2/B/Sgt.

2352

Harry Kay

32

Natural Causes

unknown

Jerusalem Protestant J-18

information sought

12/11/1947

1/B/Sgt.

1312

Emanuel Arthur Haubner

34

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 11-10

 

13/11/1947

B/Const.

3829

Frederick Noel O'Rourke

24

Killed on Duty

shot / attempt arrest

Jerusalem Protestant G-29

born Rorke

14/11/1947

B/Const.

827

Graham Hopkins

[21]

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant G-27

with below

14/11/1947

B/Const.

4405

Robert William Sexton

20

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant G-28

with above

21/11/1947

1/B/Sgt.

816

Cyril Edward Vince

25

Killed in Accident

fall from window

Jerusalem Protestant G-26

at police billet

25/11/1947

B/Const.

573

Richard Andrew E. L. Fletcher

23

Killed in Accident

shot / by himself

Jerusalem Protestant G-25

EL = Edward Lammin

08/12/1947

B/Const.

649

George Colin Shipley

23

Killed on Duty

shot / attempt arrest

Haifa (Sharon) 13-01

 

14/12/1947

B/Const.

999

Peter Kenneth Cornaby

?

Killed on Duty

unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 13-10

information sought

16/12/1947

2/B/Sgt.

2970

Reginald Thomas Hammond

31

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant G-24

 

29/12/1947

B/Const.

203

Jack Foster

20

Killed on Duty

shot / in attack

Jerusalem Protestant G-21

with below

29/12/1947

B/Const.

2083

Stephen Hirst

21

Killed on Duty

shot / in attack

Jerusalem Protestant G-23

with above

30/12/1947

B/Const.

1146

Peter Foster

20

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant G-18

 

30/12/1947

B/Const.

1335

Alfred Henry Hunt

19

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant G-22

with below

30/12/1947

B/Const.

3242

Albert Dennis Marriott

21

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Jerusalem Protestant G-19

with above

30/12/1947

B/Insp.

136

John (Jack) Reading

32

Killed in Accident

unknown

Ramleh War Cemetery police 05

information sought

31/12/1947

B/Const.

3796

Charles Desmond Dore

25

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Latin 07 + Ramleh

off duty

1948

Date Died

Rank No.

Forenames & Surname

Age Cause of Death Method/Incident

Cemetery & Grave Ref.

Remarks

01/01/1948

B/Const.

2177

Hector McKechnie

24

Natural Causes

heart attack

Haifa (Sharon) 13-11

 

06/01/1948

B/Const.

428

James Rowland Laxton

20

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Ramleh War Cemetery police 6

 

08/01/1948

B/Const.

1970

Albert Holden

22

Killed on Duty

shot / in attack

Jerusalem Protestant unmarked

 

09/01/1948

B/Const.

4361

Walter Roland Thorley

20

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Jerusalem Protestant unmarked

 

10/01/1948

B/Insp.

933

Jack Clifford Taylor

 

Killed on Duty

shot / in attack

Jerusalem Protestant unmarked

 

11/01/1948

B/Const.

94

Richard Dudley Marshall

22

Died from Wounds

shot / in ambush

Ramleh War Cemetery police 07

wounded 2/1

12/01/1948

B/Const.

750

Noel Edward Andre

19

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 13-15

 

12/01/1948

B/Const.

164

Ronald Crowther

25

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 13-16

 

14/01/1948

B/Insp.

725

Kevin Frier Dryden

42

Natural Causes

duodenal ulcer

Ramleh War Cemetery police 08

 

14/01/1948

B/Const.

485

William Wallace March

24

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 13-12

 

20/01/1948

B/Const.

928

Ronald Stewart Swaffer

20

Killed in Accident

shot / by colleague

Haifa (Sharon) 13-13

 

22/01/1948

1/B/Sgt.

583

Francis Maher

30

Natural Causes

jaundice

Jerusalem Latin 3 wall + Ramleh

 

29/01/1948

B/Const.

4203

Thomas Henry McCutcheon

21

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant G-08

 

29/01/1948

B/Const.

2576

Edward Terence Vickers-Edwards

19

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Latin 4 wall + Ramleh

 

03/02/1948

B/C.

1781

Arthur William Hart

23

Killed on Duty

shot / in attack

Haifa (Sharon) 13-14

 

03/02/1948

B/Const.

81

Stanley Bernard Burgess

19

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Ramleh War Cemetery police 10

with below

03/02/1948

B/Const.

3072

Frederick Charles Wellington

19

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Ramleh War Cemetery

with above

08/02/1948

B/Const.

1692

Joseph Boyd Fyfe

18

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Haifa (Sharon) 10-08

 

14/02/1948

B/Const.

2193

Charles Francis Cowley

19

Killed in Accident

unknown

Haifa (Sharon) 10-06

information sought

15/02/1948

2/B/Sgt.

2728

Alan Cockayne

21

Killed Accident

police vehicle crash

Haifa (Sharon) 10-07

 

17/02/1948

B/Const.

3350

David Brush

19

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant unmarked

 

17/02/1948

B/Const.

2709

Arthur John Sitch

19

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant G-05

 

24/02/1948

B/Const.

2469

Douglas Frederick Sinnock

23

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Ramleh War Cemetery police 11

 

15/03/1948

B/Const.

3876

Sidney William Croucher

22

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 10-04

 

19/03/1948

B/Const.

1724

James Carson Owens

21

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 10-03

 

22/03/1948

B/Const.

1584

Denis George Hooper

23

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 10-16

 

22/03/1948

B/Const.

1631

Raymond Reginald Murphy

20

Killed on Duty

bomb explosion

Haifa (Sharon) 04-16

 

03/04/1948

B/Const.

3027

Patrick James Timothy O'Connor

20

Killed in Accident

shot / by soldier

Haifa (Sharon) 04-10

 

07/04/1948

2/B/Sgt.

1351

Richard Henry Jones

34

Died of Wounds 

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 10-14

wounded 28/3

11/04/1948

D.S.P.

882

Rolf Sadler Hainsworth

39

Natural Causes

tuberculosis

UK - unknown

KPFSM

21/04/1948

2/B/Sgt.

1153

Raymond Philip Hoddinott

22

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 04-14

 

21/04/1948

B/Const.

4449

Harold James Mudd

27

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 10-12

 

24/04/1948

B/Sgt.

509

Lawrence Alfred Mills

24

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Jerusalem Protestant G-11

 

26/04/1948

2/B/Sgt.

3467

Norman Edward Taylor Knight

39

Killed in Accident

police vehicle crash

Jerusalem Protestant G-10

 

28/04/1948

B/Const.

2881

Anthony Ronald Gunter

20

Killed on Duty

shot / in ambush

Haifa (Sharon) 10-11

 

End of British Mandate 15th May 1948

22/05/1948

ex-B/Sgt.

1329

Osmond David Arnold

36

Killed on Duty

shot / in fighting

Beit Jala Christian Cemetery

Consular Guard

                 

NOTES:- [square brackets] = not confirmed.

Cause: "Killed on Duty" - includes off duty police officers who were assassinated on account of their police status or who by their actions placed themselves on duty.

Cause / Method / Incident: "Unknown" - further information (info.) sought.

Cemetery / Memorial: Jerusalem Protestant - also known as Mount Zion;  Ramleh War Cemetery - also known as Civil RAF Ramleh; Grave Ref.= Plot/Row-number.

Remarks: (RIC) / (ADRIC) / (BG) - former members of: RIC = Royal Irish Constabulary / ADRIC = Auxiliary Division RIC / BG = British Gendarmerie.

RANK ABBREVIATIONS:-

1/B/Sgt. = 1st British Sergeant

BG = British Gendarmerie

Ch/Clk CID = Chief Clerk CID

2/B/Sgt. = 2nd British Sergeant

B/Const. = British Constable

CID = Criminal Investigation Department (detective)

A.S.P. = Assistant Superintendent

B/Cpl. = British Corporal

Corp. = Corporal

A/B/I. = Acting British Inspector

B/Insp. = British Inspector

Dep/Supt. = Deputy Superintendent

A/B/Sgt. = Acting British Sergeant

B/Sergt. = British Sergeant

Dist/Supt. = District Superintendent

ADC = Assistant District Commissioner

Cadet Officer

S/Const. = Special Constable

A/D.S.P. = Acting District Superintendent

Capt. = Captain

PG = Palestine Gendarmerie

H.M.King George V I  Buckingham Palace 20th July 1948
at a final inspection of a Detachment of the British Section of the Palestine Police :-
"... I have admired the forbearance and courage with which you have met the difficulties and dangers of service in Palestine.
Many of your comrades have given their lives and many others have been injured in that service:
their sacrifice will not be forgotten."

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