Default and Commendation Book 1870-1920 2

Commendations from the past

Edwin Jackson, October 1918. Commended for arresting a man for burglary (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7904)
Joseph Williams, September 1889. Commended for arresting an escaped convict. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7918)
William Packer, February 1885. Commended for searching two suspicious characters in a dark alley. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7917)
William Slatter, August 1889. Commended for arresting men engaged in a prize fight at Lydney. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7916)
Robert Dark, September 1888. Commended for arresting a horse stealer. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7915)
James Hawker, March 1888. Commended for arresting two men, on a charge of housebreaking, who severely assaulted him. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7914)
Montague Millard, October 1888. Commended for stopping a poacher. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7913)
Edwin Woodward, August 1899. Commended for capturing 11 boys who had escaped from a camp. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7912)
Thomas Kenny, May 1896. Commended for arresting a man for sacrilege at Tewkesbury Abbey. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7911)
James Thomas, August 1894. Commended for saving the life of a person trapped in a well. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7910)
Theodore Forty, August 1891. Commended for investigating soldiers obtaining food for prisoners of war. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7909)
Harry Deakins, September 1911. Commended for his conduct in a fortune telling case. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7908)
William Hewlett, October 1887. Commended for arresting two men wanted for murder at Hereford. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7907)
John Tyler, June 1890. Commended for arresting a woman with rolls of stolen flannel. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7906)
Edward Corbett, June 1896. Commended for finding stolen umbrellas. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7905)
Entry related to Police Constable Edward White joined 25th April 1874 number 2418. This entry is related to the infamous "Who killed the Bears?" episode in the Forest. Text reads May 3 1889 arresting in company with other constables fourteen men at Ruardean for assaulting four Frenchmen and killing two bears. The police concerned in this case deserve great credit for the manner the conducted the prosecution. PC White's services will be noted HC 6/5/1889. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9497)
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