A great day in York at the Crime and Punishment Collections Network

I've just got back from attending the Crime and Punishment Collections Network (CaP) AGM at York Castle Museum in my role as the group's treasurer. York Castle Museum is a lovely and diverse museum with views from the windows of Clifford's Tower and their First World War exhibition - "1914: when the world changed forever"- … Continue reading A great day in York at the Crime and Punishment Collections Network

Remembering our Police Officers who lost their lives in the First World War: Updated

Following new information being forwarded to us from Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life, we have updated the list of serving police officers from Devon & Cornwall to include a PC Frederick James Beer (Private 8251 Coldstream Guards), who was killed on the 5th November 1914 and is buried in Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Belgium. The Museum … Continue reading Remembering our Police Officers who lost their lives in the First World War: Updated

Remembering our Police Officers who lost their lives in the First World War

Historic Collections Heritage & Learning Resource Volunteer Peter Hinchliffe recently researched the members of the constituent forces who fought in the First World War. As a part of the First World War Remembrance memorials, Peter's work has been published by Devon & Cornwall Police. Here we are reproducing Peter's research, in order to show the kind of … Continue reading Remembering our Police Officers who lost their lives in the First World War