Frank Bryant

Frank Bryant KPM

Died

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19 August 1919

Age

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41

Rank

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Police Constable

Force

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Metropolitan Police

Cause

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Medical

Duty Status

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On Duty

Died from injuries sustained while rescuing a lunatic armed with a razor blade who, fifteen months earlier, on 8th May 1918, jumped into the River Boding at Ilford and nearly drowned. Due to being repeatedly forced under the water and the foul nature of the river the officer never recovered. Awarded the King’s Police Medal for Gallantry for the rescue.