Metropolitan Police have an
excellent site, with a history section, information as to where to
find records, and the book of Remembrance for policemen killed in
the line of duty. This is a list of Hampstead policemen:-
Sgt Andrew Allen
Collapsed and died while on foot patrol with one of his men at
1874 PC Alexander Barnes
Fatally injured when he fell from a ladder while lighting the lamp
at Hampstead Police Station.
1880 Sgt Henry Dent
Died from the effects of an injury received while on duty in
1881 PC Henry Hallett
Died of disease resulting from injuries received in the execution of
his duty at Willesden
1885 PC Alfred Wellham
Pensioned and died from the effects of injuries received in the
execution of his duty in Kilburn
1901 PC Robert Smith
Died of disease from the effects of injuries received in the
execution of his duty in Hampstead
1915 DC Alfred Young KPM
Shot dead at Hampstead when attempting to arrest a wanted man he
knew may be armed.
1918 PC George Henry Richard Judge
Fatally injured while on night duty when struck by a car which
failed to stop at Cricklewood.
1918 PC William Peck
Pensioned and died in an asylum from the effects of injuries
received on duty in Hampstead.
1934PC James Robert Carter
Fatally injured while on point duty at night at Hampstead when
knocked down by a motor car.
1938 PC George Thomas Shepherd
Killed as he clung to a stolen car to arrest the driver who drove
off and crashed at Hampstead
1941 SC William Joseph Sutch
Fatally injured in a motorcycle accident riding to duty in the
blackout at West Hampstead.
1941SC Arthur Cecil Guest
Fatally wounded when accidentally shot by an instructor at firearms
training in Hampstead.
WRC George Bromley Borham
WRC Leonard Bowes
PC John Brown
WRC Thomas Henry Coe
WRC Thomas Henry Craven
WRC Llewellyn Robert Davies
PC Clifford Howell Davies
WRC Gerard Audley Fred Harvey
PC Charles MacInnes
WRC George Edward Smith
RPC Charles Summers
WRC George Thomas Wallis
All twelve officers killed when Kilburn Section House was destroyed
during an enemy air raid.
1943 Sgt Neville Richard Lucey
Killed when off duty but attempting to extinguish incendiaries
during an air raid at Willesden.
1952 Sgt John Alexander Penfold
Died from heart disease, resulting from the effects of injuries
received on duty in Kilburn.
1954 PC Percy James Claxton
Fatally injured in an explosion investigating a suspected suicide
and gas escape at Hampstead.