Patrick Joseph Mageean

Died =>27 February 1942

Force => Royal Ulster Constabulary

Rank =>Constable

Age =>40

Cause =>Accident

Duty Status =>On Duty

Stationed at Victoria Barracks in Londonderry, Constable Mageean had been attached to inspect Public Service Vehicles for 6 years prior to his death. He was in Kilrea inspecting a tip up lorry when the body of the lorry crashed down on Constable Mageen due to a bolt coming loose. Constable Mageean sustained crush injuries that rendered him unconscious. He died later in Ballymoney Hospital.

Roll of Honour Citation

Fatally injured when crushed in an accident whilst inspecting a lorry as part of his PSV inspection duties.