Peter Munro

Died =>7 August 1921

Force => Lanarkshire Constabulary

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>21

Cause =>Homicide - Beaten

Duty Status =>On Duty

Died two days after being fatally injured while making an arrest during disturbances after a schools’ football match.

 

On the evening of Friday the 5th of August 1921, the Roman Catholic Schools Cup Final took place between Park Road School, Motherwell and Carfin R.C. School. The Park Road School won the match and the players were conveyed back to Motherwell in a Charabanc while the supporters marched back with them. Constable Munro was with a Sergeant and other Constables who were tasked with monitoring the crowds in the area of Kirk Road and Main Street.


Roll of Honour Citation

Died two days after being fatally injured while making an arrest during disturbances after a schools’ football match.