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Mystery policeman who 'paid ultimate sacrifice' honoured with memorial 170 years later

The PC was buried in a unmarked grave in 1847 but people are determined to pay tribute.

[L-R] Sid Mackay, Chairman Trustees of the Police Roll of Honour Trust, Kathleen Rowley, Secretary of Cumbria National Association of Retired Police Officers, Susan Abbott, descendant of PC James Armstrong, Chief Constable Michelle Skeer

[L-R] Sid Mackay, Chairman Trustees of the Police Roll of Honour Trust, Kathleen Rowley, Secretary of Cumbria National Association of Retired Police Officers, Susan Abbott, descendant of PC James Armstrong, Chief Constable Michelle Skeer

Date - 29th September 2018
By - JJ Hutber- Police Oracle
Police Constable James Armstrong lost his life trying to deliver a non-payment fine more than 170 years ago - but he was buried in an unmarked grave and lingered in local memory only through a landmark known as ‘Policeman...
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