Died =>11 December 1876
Force => Berkshire Constabulary
Cause =>Homicide - Shot
Duty Status =>On Duty
Patrolling late in the evening to meet his Constables, he first planned to meet Constable Thomas Shorter. As he approached the rendezvous, Folly Crossroads near Hungerford, he was shot in the neck at close range then beaten by two poachers. PC Shorter was also bludgeoned to death.