Died =>4 September 1952
Force => City of Glasgow Police
Rank =>Police Constable
Cause =>Homicide - Shot
Duty Status =>On Duty
Shot in the chest and fatally wounded when, with a colleague who was also shot, he approached an armed man who was wanted for questioning about a bank theft and who, without warning, suddenly opened fire. Posthumously awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Brave Conduct.