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Police Gravestone | by Charles Dawson
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Police Gravestone

A second shot showing the final resting place of PC 403 William Frederick Tyler.

Taken at Abney Park Cemetery, London.

PC Tyler was shot in the head and died on 23/01/1909 after confronting 2 Lithuanian robbers in Tottenham, London.

There is an extensive article about what later became known as the "Tottenham Outrage".

The actions of the Police Officers involved, many un-armed lead to the creation of the Kings Police Medal.

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Taken on January 22, 2012