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Hampstead Policemen

The 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:-

1843 Sgt Andrew Allen
Collapsed and died while on foot patrol with one of his men at Hampstead.

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 Willesden

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.

1941
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.

 

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