Matthew Walls Straughan

Died =>28 June 1927

Force => Durham County Constabulary

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>36

Cause =>Homicide - Shot

Duty Status =>On Duty

Having served a court summons on a man, Constable Straughan returned a short while later and served a summons on the man’s neighbour. As the Constable was leaving he was shot and killed by the man he first served a summons on earlier that day.