Hugh John Moore QPM

Died =>4 December 1993

Force => City of London Police

Rank =>Commander

Age =>64

Cause =>Medical

Duty Status =>On Duty

On 19 November 1993, Commander Moore attempted to arrest a man he suspected to be a bogus charity worker collecting for Great Ormond Street Hospital. During the arrest, he suffered cuts to his face, arms and legs, and was admitted to hospital the next day.


He died, aged 64, from heart failure in a private hospital in Bushey, Hertfordshire, on 4 December 1993, and was survived by his widow, Connie, and son, Roger. He had been due to retire that September.


His funeral was held on 16 December at St. John the Baptist Church, High Barnet. He is buried at Bells Hill Burial Ground, Chipping Barnet.

Roll of Honour Citation

Died of heart failure following a violent struggle to arrest a suspect.