George William McKinley Russell QPM

Died =>10 February 1965

Force => Cumberland, Westmorland & Carlisle Constabulary

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>36

Cause =>Homicide - Shot

Duty Status =>On Duty

Shot and fatally wounded when, unarmed and knowing police officers had already been fired on, he confronted an armed suspect and called upon him to surrender at Oxenholme Railway Station, Kendal.


Posthumously awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for Gallantry.