Thomas Shorter

Died =>11 December 1876

Force => Berkshire Constabulary

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>24

Cause =>Homicide - Beaten

Duty Status =>On Duty

While patrolling late in the evening when he was to meet his Inspector at Folly Crossroads near Hungerford, he was set upon by two poachers and beaten to death. Inspector Joseph Drewett also died after being shot in the neck and beaten.