Died =>24 August 1972
Force => Scottish North-Eastern Counties Constabulary
Rank =>Police Constable
Cause =>Road Traffic Collision (RTC)
Duty Status =>On Duty
Died from injuries sustained four days earlier when the police car in which he was the passenger, on the Aberdeen to Stonehaven road, was struck head on by a vehicle travelling in the opposite direction after it went out of control and crossed the carriageway. His colleague, PC James McHardy, was killed in the accident.