George William Gutteridge

Died =>27 September 1927

Force => Essex Constabulary

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>38

Cause =>Homicide - Shot

Duty Status =>On Duty

On night patrol in Stapleford Abbots area on the road towards Ongar he had cause to stop two men in a motor car. PC Gutteridge was not aware the men had earlier stolen the car, whilst speaking to the driver the passenger shot PC Gutteridge at close range in the head. Killing him they fled.