John Egerton

Died =>11 March 1982

Force => Greater Manchester Police

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>21

Cause =>Homicide - Stabbed

Duty Status =>On Duty

Killed while attempting to arrest a thief whom he had caught in a factory yard at Farnworth in the middle of the night, in the ensuing struggle he was repeatedly stabbed including a fatal heart wound. Posthumously awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Brave Conduct.