John Egerton

Died =>11 March 1982

Force => Greater Manchester Police

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>21

Cause =>Homicide - Stabbed

Duty Status =>On Duty

Killed during a struggle in which he was repeatedly stabbed, inflicting a fatal heart wound, as he attempted to arrest a thief he had caught in a factory yard at Farnworth in the middle of the night.


Posthumously awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Brave Conduct.