Francis John Mason QGM

Died =>14 April 1988

Force => Hertfordshire Constabulary

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>27

Cause =>Homicide - Shot

Duty Status =>Off Duty

Shot and fatally wounded, while off duty, after intervening in an armed robbery on a security van at Barclays Bank in Bank Court, Hemel Hempstead. Having identified himself as a police officer he was arresting one robber when he was shot in the chest by another. Posthumously awarded the Queen’s Gallantry Medal.