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Liverpool City Police

Roll of Honour

Below are the names of all Police Officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of their duty. They all served in Police Forces within the current Merseyside boundary.

RIVER MERSEY POLICE

PC Henry Madden 03 Feb 1868, Aged 40

ST. HELENS BOROUGH POLICE

PC James Gordon 13 Nov 1893, Aged 26
PC Thomas A Grundy 31 Jan 1914, Aged 30
PC Adam Mather 19 Jun 1915, Aged 50
PC Ieuan G Jeffreys 04 May 1941, Aged 31
PC Kenneth Broughton 16 Jan 1966, Aged 43

SOUTHPORT BOROUGH POLICE

PWRC John Mannion Jun 1941, Aged 56

WALLASEY BOROUGH POLICE

SC William Wallace 20 Dec 1940, Aged 63
SC William A.T Snelson 12 Mar 1941, Aged 34
SC John Wilkinson 10 Jul 1941, Aged 56
PC Eric L Valantine 20 Aug 1943, Aged 34

LIVERPOOL POLICE FIRE BRIGADE

P/FM Samuel Hodgson 22 Sep 1842, Aged 22
P/FM Robert Pritchard 07 Feb 1844, Aged 28
P/FM John Willan 26 Oct 1853, Aged 25
P/FM Robert Hardaker 29 Apr 1860, Aged 44
INSP John Commelin 28 Jul 1961, Aged 39
P/FM Richard Atkinson 09 Mar 1863, Aged 31
P/FM Robert Critchley 30 Oct 1865, Aged 25
P/FM Henry Caunce 21 Oct 1872, Aged 25
P/FM Alexander Burgess 09 Feb 1874, Aged 30
P/FM Thomas Boyd 08 Jun 1874, Aged 47
P/FM Richard F Richardson 28 Jan 1887, Aged 29
F/INSP Edward Hughes 20 Apr 1892, Aged 45
P/FM John Beer 06 Jan 1893, Aged 29
P/FM Charles John Watts 06 Jan 1893, Aged 23
P/FM William Gavan 22 Dec 1912, Aged 41
P/FM Joseph Newark 07 Apr 1914, Aged 32
P/FM John Donaldson 30 Apr 1914, Aged 47
P/FM Edward Jones 09 Mar 1921, Aged 34
SGT Robert Kewin 15 Mar 1921, Aged 40
P/FM Robert Crellin 15 Jul 1929, Aged 32
SGT Hugh J Hunter 16 May 1940, Aged 43
P/FM Ernest Lunt 12 Oct 1940, Aged 22
P/FM James F Hood 21 Dec 1940, Aged 26
DRIVER Robert Roberts 03 May 1941, Aged 58

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LIVERPOOL CITY POLICE

PC William H Ross 07 Jun 1838, Aged 35
PC David Bailey 15 Apr 1839, Aged 28
PC Richard Fairclough 16 Dec 1844
PC Richard Sunderland 01 Nov 1853
PC Samuel Kingsbury 23 Jun 1869, Aged 33
DC George Bailey 03 Jul 1880, Aged 32
PC James Graham Aug 1887, Aged 23
PC Richard Green 20 Oct 1890, Aged 30
PC John Young 23 May 1899, Aged 28
PC Charles Parfitt 12 Mar 1904, Aged 33
PC Lewis H Jones 06 Jun 1904, Aged 48
PC Thomas McEWAN 18 Apr 1907, Aged 46
PC Brownlowe Locke 24 Nov 1907, Aged 26
PC Thomas Power 16 Feb 1911, Aged 48
PC Henry Phillips 15 Aug 1911, Aged 32
PC Samuel Ballance 03 Sep 1911, Aged 23
PC William H Moore 22 Aug 1912, Aged 43
SGT George Anderson 26 May 1913, Aged 49
PC Samuel J Smart 23 Nov 1913, Aged 50
SGT William Sant 05 Aug 1916, Aged 49
PC William H Peers 22 Jan 1921, Aged 24
PC Albert Millington 16 Jan 1932, Aged 38
PC Richard H Little 23 Sep 1933, Aged 36
PC Benjamin Jones 13 Sep 1936, Aged 32
PC Francis J Prosser 06 May 1940, Aged 36
PC Stanley Black 19 Sep 1940, Aged 39
PC Thomas Voce 20 Dec 1940, Aged 40
PWRC Richard Millington 21 Dec 1940, Aged 40
PC Lewis Glover 22 Dec 1940, Aged 46
PC William J Wilson 20 Feb 1941, Aged 47
PC Cyril N Read 13 Mar 1941, Aged 35
PC Alan Trevor 13 Mar 1941, Aged 37
PC Thomas A Benn 29 Mar 1941, Aged 25
PC John Edwards 03 May 1941, Aged 39
PC John C Williams 04 May 1941, Aged 50
SGT Francis W Parrington 08 May 1941, Aged 42
PC William E.W Morton 08 May 1941, Aged 44
PC George A Shellshear 08 May 1941, Aged 26
PC Frederick W Doran 08 May 1941, Aged 44
PWRC Joseph Pickering 31 Jan 1942, Aged 54
PC Wilfred E Grigg 05 Feb 1943, Aged 45
SC Stanley Swidenbank 29 Sep 1940, Aged 45
PWRC Arthur J Lowe 17 Jan 1944, Aged 37
PWRC Stanley Antrobus 11 Sep 1946, Aged 36
PWRC Jospeh S Hawksey 24 Sep 1947, Aged 37
PC Alexander Napier 07 Jan 1948, Aged 29
PC Francis L Gallagher 12 Nov 1961, Aged 52
PC Ronald Brown 19 Feb 1962, Aged 20

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Names underlined are links to newspaper reports published in the Old Mersey Times or elsewhere at the time.

LIVERPOOL & BOOTLE CONSTABULARY

PC Paul M Maguire 10 May 1968, Aged 24

PC Ian Rodgers Died 3 April 1975, aged 25
Fatally injured when hit by a train checking for children on the railway.

BIRKENHEAD BOROUGH POLICE

PC John Mathews 04 Sep 1854
PC William Vaughan 23 Dec 1856
PC James Goodwin 11 Nov 1879, Aged 28
PC James Daley 03 Jun 1923, Aged 25
PC Albert Pratt 15 Nov 1937, Aged 43
SGT John B Davies 14 May 1938, Aged 47
SGT Archibald J McTavish 06 May 1941, Aged 39
PC Herbert Swetnam 06 May 1941, Aged 27
PWRC Albert Lett 28 Jun 1942, Aged 33
SC Howell A.P.E Jones 04 May 1941, Aged 40
SC Ainsworth S Hodgson 04 May 1941, Aged 54
SC Henry Cooke B.E.M. 04 May 1941, Aged 46

BOOTLE BOROUGH POLICE

PC Benjamin Drinkwater 01 Aug 1935, Aged 26
PC James Mann 03 May 1941, Aged 48
PC James Anderson 05 May 1941, Aged 45
SC George McKeowen 05 May 1941, Aged 42
PWRC William S Will 05 May 1941, Aged 35
SGT Frank W. V. Smith 08 May 1941, Aged 44
PWRC William A Moore 08 May 1941, Aged 43
SC Thomas J Gillett 09 May 1941, Aged 34
PC Richard H Smerdon 22 May 1965, Aged 52

MERSEYSIDE POLICE

PC Francis Knight 27 Oct 1974, Aged 32
PC Raymond Davenport 04 Jul 1981, Aged 35
PC James W Byers 06 May 1983, Aged 35
PC Norman H Jones 06 May 1983, Aged 53
PC William Marshall 29 Jun 1986, Aged 47
PC Mark P Shelton 24 Jun 1987, Aged 22
SGT Douglas C Beggs 24 Nov 1987, Aged 44
PC John Shevlin 10 Nov 1997, Aged 36
PC Gary Clarke 07 Aug 2001, Aged 38
PC David T Shreeve 09 Nov 2005, Aged 38

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