Police Roll of Honour - Lest We Forget

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

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National Police Officers Roll of Honour and Remembrance

In Memory of British Police Officers who Lost their Lives in the Line of Duty

and the former constituent forces of
Middlesbrough County Borough Police, North Riding of Yorkshire Constabulary (part), Teesside Constabulary, Cleveland Constabulary


LEST WE FORGET


Middlesbrough County Borough Police


D/Sgt John Tomlin

Died 18 October 1874, aged 43

Died after suffering ill health since a violent assault during an arrest.


PC William Henderson

Died 14 April 1893, aged 37

Shot dead attempting to disarm a mentally deranged man with a rifle.


SC Patrick Reed

Died 19 February 1915, aged 37

Drowned when he accidentally fell overboard from the police launch.


Insp John Burney

Died 25 December 1920, aged 45

Collapsed and died after being violently assaulted during an arrest.


North Riding of Yorkshire Constabulary


PC William L. Bell

Died 22 July 1915, aged 31

Accidentally shot with a revolver during firearms drill at Saltburn.


PC Henry Walker

Died 27 November 1927, aged 54

Died of injuries sustained in 1926 in an accident on duty at South Bank.


SC Richard Francis Hindmarch

Died 10 August 1940, aged 53

Killed by enemy action during an air raid at the iron works at Loftus.


SC Hubert Whitworth Adams

Died 25 August 1940, aged 63

SC Edwin Henry Brooks

Died 25 August 1940, aged 46

Killed by enemy action whilst on patrol in an air raid at Grangetown.


SC Joseph Roebuck

Died 21 October 1941, aged 43

SC William John Smallwood

Died 21 October 1941, aged 50

Killed by enemy action during an air raid at Redcar.


PC George Poulson

Died 6 August 1962, aged 36

Killed on bicycle patrol when struck by a drunk driver near Redcar.


Teesside Constabulary


WPC Ann Lakey

Died 19 October 1970, aged 24

Fatally injured in a police vehicle accident answering an alarm call.


DC Peter Coulson

Died 24 January 1971, aged 30

Fatally injured in a road traffic accident while on duty in a CID car.


Cleveland Constabulary


PC Charles William Collett

Died 16 October 1992, aged 43

Drowned trying to rescue a boy in the sea while on holiday abroad.


Cleveland Police


PC Alan Duffy

Died 20 June 1997, aged 44

Killed while cycling to early turn duty when he was struck by a car.


LEST WE FORGET


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