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
 
Guildford Borough Police and
Surrey Constabulary


LEST WE FORGET


Guildford Borough Police


PC William George Richards

Died 24 February 1942, aged 19

Killed in a road accident while dealing with a cyclist without lights.


Surrey Constabulary


Insp William Donaldson

Died 29 July 1855, aged 44 

Bludgeoned and beaten by a mob freeing a prisoner from the lock-up.


PC Allen Mason

Died 29 December 1859, aged 30

Died of a ruptured blood vessel attributed to an earlier assault.


PC Thomas Turner

Died 22 August 1924, aged 42 

Fatally injured when accidentally struck by a car while on night duty.


PC William Thomas Herrett

Died 22 October 1928, aged 33

Fatally injured while endeavouring to stop a runaway horse and cart.

Posthumously awarded the King's Police Medal for Gallantry.


PC Albert William Harrison

Died 17 February 1932, aged 26

Knocked down and killed by an omnibus while on bicycle patrol.


PC Herbert George Smeed

Died 18 March 1934, aged 21

Fatally injured in a road traffic accident while on bicycle patrol.


PC Norman Croxton

Died 7 February 1940, aged 25

Fatally injured while on motorcycle patrol in a collision with a car. 


PC William Harold Story

Died 16 November 1941, aged 35

Fatally injured in a road accident on bicycle patrol during the blackout.


PWRC George Henry Dalton

Died 27 December 1942, aged 40

Died in a collision with an army vehicle cycling home from duty.


PC Frederick James Stevens

Died 10 July 1960, aged 43

Killed when the police car he was driving overturned near Guildford.


PC Stanley Charles Cross

Died 24 November 1961, aged 45

Died of cancer from injuries in the 1960 Guildford police car accident.


PC William Wood

Died 19 December 1966, aged 27

Killed in a road accident when hit by a car while on motorcycle patrol.


PC Philip Morgan

Died 25 October 1969, aged 24

Fatally injured in a road accident while on motorcycle traffic patrol.


PC John Schofield

Died 6 July 1974, aged 27

Shot dead by a suspect he and two colleagues had stopped at night.


PC Robert George Cross

Died 14 July 1977, aged 33

Killed when his patrol car crashed whilst pursuing suspect vehicles.


PC Bernard Francis Warren

Died 17 April 1984, aged 36 

Killed in a road traffic accident while travelling home from duty.


PC Daniel Peter Glover

Died 4 June 1984, aged 26

Killed when his patrol car crashed responding to an assistance call.


PC Christopher Denis Cooper

Died 17 April 1992, aged 31

Fatally injured in a motorcycle crash responding to an emergency.


Surrey Police


Insp Alan Craggs

Died 1 January 1994, aged 40

Killed in a road traffic accident returning home after work.


PC Roger John Franklin

Died 6 August 1995, aged 36

Killed in motorcycle accident responding to an emergency call.


PC Nigel Paul Skinner

Died 1 March 2002, aged 48

Killed in a motorcycle accident on his way home from work.


PC Richard Patrick Gunn

Died 14 March 2004, aged 29

Killed when his police car crashed responding to an emergency call.


PC Stanley Raymond Jones

Died 15 September 2005, aged 39

Died of injuries received in 2004 in a road accident while reporting for duty.


LEST WE FORGET


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Page updated 13 January 2012

Police Roll of Honour Copyright Anthony Rae 1985-2012

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