Dyfed-Powys Police find relatives of 1903 dead officer





A police force found an unfortunate twist after tracing relatives of a police officer who died in the line of duty a century ago.

Pc William Davies, 43, died from injuries suffered whilst trying to make an arrest in Montgomery in 1903.

Dyfed Powys Police traced Pc Davies' descendants because it wants to restore his grave's headstone.

But descendants revealed police evicted Pc Davies' family from their home two weeks after the officer died.

The state of Pc Davies' grave was brought to the attention of Dyfed-Powys Police chief constable Ian Arundale, who believes it should be maintained in a manner befitting the officer's professionalism and ultimate sacrifice.

The Dyfed-Powys Police Museum Association want to take responsibility to restore the headstone to its former state....

comments powered by Disqus
History News Network