Sergeant 1st Class

Allan Bernard EISENHUTH

YEAR OF DEATH

1945

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

On 12 July 1945 Sergeant Eisenhuth the Officer in Charge of the Murwillumbah Police Station attended a local hotel to assist one of his Constables who was having difficulty arresting a large and troublesome offender. When the Sergeant arrived the offender was subdued and taken to the Police Station despite his resisting and struggling all the way. On arrival the Sergeant went to his office to get the cell keys collapsed and died. He was found to have suffered a coronary occlusion caused by exertion during the arrest. The Sergeant was born in 1892 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 28 February 1914. At the time of his death he was stationed at Murwillumbah.

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