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

HAMPSHIRE CONSTABULARY

Hampshire Constabulary

 and the former constituent forces of

Basingstoke Borough PolicePortsmouth City Police,
Portsmouth Police Fire Brigade, Southampton Borough Police,

Isle of Wight Constabulary, Winchester City Police,

Hampshire County Constabulary,
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Police


LEST WE FORGET


Basingstoke Borough Police


Sgt James Waldren

Died 12 October 1882, aged 42

Accidentally fell under the Mail Train, which he had met at the railway station.


Portsmouth City Police


PC John Thomas Winn

Died 22 August 1867, aged 29

Killed while on duty when he was thrown from a horse drawn cab.


DC John James Biddlecombe

Died 4 June 1882, aged 42

Died as the result of a broken leg sustained while chasing a suspect.


Sgt Harold John Thomas

Died 25 October 1933, aged 27

Killed in a road traffic accident when travelling home from duty at night.


PC Stanley Charles Spooner

Died 11 July 1940, aged 28

Killed by a direct hit from a bomb cycling to his station in an air raid.


SC Walter John Mark Colley

Died 10 January 1941, aged 41

Killed by enemy action in an air raid at Bramble Road School Shelter..


SC Harold White

Died 10 January 1941, aged 33

Killed off duty in an enemy air raid.


PWRC  John William Dunsford

Died 11 January 1941, aged 34

Killed by enemy action in an air raid.


PWRC Wilfred Herbert Miller 

Died 10 March 1941, aged 32

Killed by enemy action in an air raid.


SC Bertie Leonard Davis

Died 27 April 1941, aged 38

SC George Edward Hooper 

Died 27 April 1941, aged 56

Both killed by enemy action during an air raid when the First Aid Post was hit.


PWRC Albert Bertram Fleming

Died 14 June 1941, aged 36

Killed as a result of enemy action while on duty during an air raid.


Portsmouth Police Fire Brigade


P/Fm Harry James Whiteman

Died 10 January 1941, aged 28

Killed by a bomb explosion while fighting fires during an enemy air raid.

Posthumous King's Commendation for Brave Conduct in Civil Defence.


Southampton Borough Police


PC Albert Gregory

Died 1 March 1936, aged 51

Fatally injured in a road accident while cycling to the police station.


PC Frederick Ernest Tupper

Died 29 November 1940, aged 41

Fatally injured by a bomb reporting for duty at Headquarters during an air raid.


PWRC Herbert Ivor Symes

Died 30 November 1940, aged 31

Fatally injured during an air raid guarding an electricity sub-station.


Killed in enemy air raids off duty or duty status unknown:-

SC Ernest Edward Jack Diaper

Died 16 September 1940, aged 36

PC Arthur Edwin Branscombe

Died 5 January 1941, aged 49

SC Ernest Sydney Frank Wright

Died 22 June 1942, aged 40


Isle of Wight Constabulary


Killed in enemy air raids off duty or duty status unknown:-

PWRC William Walter F. Kelly

Died 27 April 1941, aged 42

SC Robert Frank Galton

Died 5 May 1942, aged 41


Winchester City Police


SC John Francis Hodder

Died 12 February 1943, aged 46

Killed off duty in an enemy air raid.


Hampshire County Constabulary


PC William Rose

Died 26 April 1849, aged 33

Killed by a cart falling upon him while in the execution of his duty.


PC Stephen Gregory

Died 6 October 1865, aged 35

Found dead in the morning from heart failure in the street at Andover.


Ch/Con  Peregrine Henry T. Fellowes

Died 30 November 1893, aged 42

Fatally injured when stopping a runaway horse and trap in Winchester.


PC Walter Donald Seamark

Died 17 November 1933, aged 40

Killed in a road accident while cycling home from duty at Southampton.


PC Ernest John Cummins

Died 1 November 1934, aged 41

Killed when accidentally struck by a van while on bicycle patrol at night.


SC William Arthur Moore

Died 17 September 1939, aged 68

Fatally injured stopping a car at night when hit by another car at Bournemouth.


PC Joseph Clifton

Died 15 March 1940, aged 26

Fatally injured by the explosion of a gas main on patrol at Bournemouth.


PWRC John Styche

Died 13 July 1940, aged 55

Fatally injured in a collision with an A.F.S. car while cycling to duty.


Killed in enemy air raids off duty or duty status unknown:-

SC Ernest William Renyard

Died 17 November 1940, aged 44

SC Charles Henry Rutter

Died 22 June 1941, aged 47


SC Frederick Thomas Baker

Died 9 January 1942, aged 36

Fatally injured assisting with rescue efforts at the site of a crashed aircraft.


PC George May

Died 14 January 1950, aged 43

Fatally injured on motorcycle patrol when he fell from his machine.


Hampshire & Isle of Wight Police


PC James Dolan

Died 2 December 1956, aged 36

Accidentally killed while carrying out a road check for a stolen car at Weyhill.


PC Alan Thomas Ralph

Died 14 January 1957, aged 33

Killed in a motorcycle accident en route to headquarters for a course.


Hampshire Constabulary


PC Martin Lawrence Mennell

Died 9 March 1969, aged 20

Killed when his car was involved in a road accident near Aldershot.


PC Albert James

Died 21 June 1975, aged 47

Collapsed and died on duty at Winchester.


PC Eric Mark Faux

Died 14 January 1977, aged 37

Fatally injured in a road accident while on motorcycle patrol at Worthy Down.


PC Kenneth Adams

Died 17 September 1982, aged 38

PC Paul Salmon

Died 17 September 1982, aged 28

Killed together in a police vehicle crash in pursuit of a suspect car in thick fog.


Sgt Lionel Douglas Hoare

Died 26 August 1983, aged 44

Killed while on mobile patrol when struck head on by another vehicle.


Sgt John Knox

Died 11 February 1984, aged 47

Collapsed and died while on duty as Station Sergeant at Fratton.


PC Timothy John Lilley

Died 7 November 1984, aged 32

Killed in a collision with a car while on motorcycle patrol near Ringwood.


PC Gerald William Spencer

Died 15 May 1985, aged 37

DC Malcolm James Victor Wiltshire

Died 15 May 1985, aged 44

Pilot and observer in an observation aircraft, which crashed during trials.


PC Jeffrey Whitcombe

Died 25 February 1987, aged 37

Collapsed on duty and died in hospital at Lyndhurst.


Ch/Insp John Smith

Died 25 January 1990, aged 51

Killed when a tree hit his car during a storm as he drove to work at Fareham.


PC Colin Cavell

Died 25 March 1992, aged 29

Killed when he lost control of his patrol car while on night duty at Odiham.


WPC Philippa Jane Parish

Died 13 March 1996, aged 29

Killed while observer in a police car which crashed responding to a call.


PC James Alexander Drew

Died 22 January 2009, aged 27

Fatally injured in a road traffic accident while travelling to early duty at Alton.


PC Steven Rawson

Died 3 April 2013, aged 40

Killed when his unmarked police motorcycle was in collision with a car.


LEST WE FORGET


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