John Robinson Olphert
Died =>18 January 1983
Force => Royal Ulster Constabulary
Rank =>Reserve Constable
Cause =>Homicide - Shot
Duty Status =>Off Duty
As a Reserve Constable when not carrying out his police duties John Olphert worked at his shop premises in Nelson Drive, Londonderry.
He was serving customers by the door of his shop when two masked gunmen appeared outside. Seeing them coming, he tried to lock the shop door but a bullet fired through the glass wounded him and he fell to the ground. The terrorists then pushed the door open and shot him again.
Roll of Honour Citation
Fatally shot by terrorist gunmen while off duty working in his shop.