William Murphy

Died =>23 September 1890

Force => Newcastle-upon-Tyne Police Fire Brigade

Rank =>Police Fireman

Age =>45

Cause =>Fire

Duty Status =>On Duty

Died after being overcome by acid fumes alongside his colleague, PF James Grey, while fighting a fire in the cellar of a chemist shop. Another Police Fireman, William Bowey, died eighteen days later, on 11th October, as a result of the same incident.