Honouring and Remembering British Police Officers who Lost their Lives in the Line of Duty ~ Lest we Forget
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LEST WE FORGET
P/Fm John Henry Burdett
Died 31 October 1905, aged 48
Died from injuries sustained in a fall fighting a fire at railway premises.
PWRC William Fowel Simpson
Died 10 June 1941, aged 37
Fatally injured in an enemy air raid, duty status unknown.
Sgt Albert Edward Wilkinson
Died about July 1942, aged 49
Collapsed and died, his death being accelerated by air raid rescue work.
Sgt James Weedy
Died 19 September 1890, aged 43
Shot dead attempting to arrest a man he had warned about his conduct.
Supt Thomas Deighton
Died December 1919, aged 56
Fatally injured in a motorcycling accident with the County motorcycle.
PC George Ernest Lain
Died 16-26 July 1965, aged 38
Took his own life as a result of being shot in the face during an arrest.
A/DC Norman Garnham
Died 2 March 1977, aged 25
Stabbed to death by a suspect he was attempting to arrest after finishing duty.
PC David Ian Haigh
Died 17 June 1982, aged 29
Shot and killed by a suspect he was questioning in the early morning.
Sgt David Thomas Winter
Died 28 June 1982, aged 31
Shot dead when he confronted an armed suspect wanted for murder.
PC Keith Summerbell
Died 20 September 1982, aged 26
Killed in a collision with a lorry while on a motorcycle training course.
SC Glenn Thomas Goodman
Died 7 June 1992, aged 37
Shot dead by terrorist gunmen while checking a suspect car at Tadcaster.
Posthumously awarded the Queen's Commendation for Brave Conduct.
PC Robert Michael Ingram
Died 27 August 1993, aged 28
Killed when his patrol car crashed while attending an emergency call.
PC Glenn Robinson
Died 27 July 2005, aged 46
Killed in a motorcycle accident while travelling home from duty.
PC Andrew Bramma
Died 5 January 2013, aged 32
Killed responding to an emergency call when his vehicle crashed near Ripon.
LEST WE FORGET
Page updated 11 January 2013