Edward Alexander Barnett QPM

Died =>4 January 1970

Force => City of Glasgow Police

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>24

Cause =>Homicide - Shot

Duty Status =>On Duty

On 30th December 1969. Constable Barnett with other members of the force, entered a house and questioned three men about the contents of two suitcases found there. The party separated to search the house and one of them was shot by a gunman with a pistol. Constable Barnett and Constable Mackenzie heard the shot and ran to the scene. In trying to disarm the gunman, Constable Mackenzie .and Constable Barnettt were both shot in the head at close range. Constable Barnett died four days later.Posthumously awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for Gallantry.