Honouring and Remembering British Police Officers who Lost their Lives in the Line of Duty ~ Lest we Forget
LEST WE FORGET
Par/Con William Taylor
Died 28 May 1828, aged 51
Fatally beaten about the head while arresting two drunken men.
PC Joseph Moss
Died 13 July 1879, aged 26
Shot and fatally wounded booking in a prisoner at the police station.
SC Evan Jenkin Evans
Died 23 December 1963, aged 59
Died as a result of injuries received when on point duty at night.
Sgt Ellis Aled Lloyd
Died 20 February 1970, aged 46
Killed when his patrol car crashed responding to an emergency call.
Sgt James Radford
Died 24 January 1885, aged 39
While bringing in a prisoner's horse he was thrown and fatally injured.
PC George Bennett
Died 4 August 1894, aged 34
Accidentally knocked down and killed by a train while on patrol.
PC Arthur Wright
Died 27 March 1911, aged 35
Drowned attempting to rescue a girl although a non-swimmer himself.
Sgt John Duncan
Died 12 September 1912, aged 42
Fatally injured when he his cycle collided with a constable at night.
Sgt Arthur Marriott
Died 26 December 1930, aged 51
Fatally injured alighting from a bus when his cape caught in the door.
PC Terence Frederick Mickleburgh
Died 7 December 1976, aged 37
Died 7 December 1976, aged 25
Sgt Melvyn Kenway Scott
Died 23 July 1977, aged 32
Fatally injured when their police driving school car was in collision with a lorry.
PC Mark Jeffrey Wilkinson
Died 24 September 1988, aged 20
Killed in a road traffic accident while reporting for night duty.
PC Steven Michael Sharman
Died 18 March 1990, aged 36
Collapsed and died in attendance at the scene of a road traffic accident.
DC Gary Robert Freeman
Died 19 August 1994, aged 36
DC Anthony Peter Thornley
Died 19 August 1994, aged 31
Killed while on CID Duties when their vehicle was in collision with a lorry.
PC John Richard Fitton
Died 20 May 1997, aged 53
Fatally injured when hit by a vehicle while cycling home from work.
PC Timothy John Kent
Died 20 September 2001, aged 36
Killed when hit by a lorry after his car broke down on his way to work.
PC Bruce Stevenson
Died 7 January 2013, aged 47
Collapsed and died whilst on duty at Cotton Lane police station in Derby.
LEST WE FORGET
Page updated 11 January 2013