Remembering British Police Officers who Lost their Lives in the Line of Duty
LEST WE FORGET
Sgt Ronald Mayne Roffey
Died 22 August 1956, aged 37
Drowned attempting to rescue his daughter from the sea in Jersey.
PC Thomas Bishop
Died 21 September 1877, aged 37
Fatally struck with stones by a drunken man he had warned ar Bere Regis.
PC Sidney George Wood
Died 26 April 1908, aged 27
Died after crashing his bicycle on a steep hill searching for a thief at Charmouth.
PC Wilfred Charles Viney
Died 25 July 1930, aged 31
Killed riding pillion in a motorcycle crash on plain clothes night patrol.
PC Sidney F. Loader
Died 8 September 1938, aged 40
Fatally injured in a collision with a car on bicycle patrol at Winterborne Abbas.
PC Alfred E. Head
Fatally injured in a road accident cycling to court in bad weather at Poole.
Died 19 October 1938, aged 46
PC Stanley Ivor Marsh
Died 9 February 1939, aged 24
Died as a result of injuries received in 1938 whilst attempting to stop a car.
RPC Walter Charles Billett
Died 5 July 1940, aged 61
Killed in a fall from his bicycle while reporting for duty in the blackout.
PC Cecil Robert Budden
Died 19 May 1957, aged 27
Fatally injured in collision with a car while on motorcycle patrol at Yeovilton.
Insp Kenneth Frederick Innell
Died 13 December 1982, aged 44
Collapsed and died during an incident while on duty at Poole Quay.
SC Sean Oxford
Died 7 May 1992, aged 21
Collapsed and died during warm up exercises for self defence training.
Died 16 May 1996, aged 37
Fatally injured in a motorcycle accident while reporting for night duty.
Insp Ian Leslie Toomer
Died 20 April 1999, aged 50
Killed in a road accident when his police car crashed in wet weather.
DC Robin Povall
Died 7 March 2003, aged 50
Fatally injured in a collision with a car while cycling home from duty.
Died 26 October 2008, aged 32
Killed in a road traffic accident while reporting for duty at Bournemouth.
LEST WE FORGET
Page updated 13 January 2012