Constable

Clyde James SMITH

YEAR OF DEATH

1935

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 2.50 p.m. Saturday 5 January 1935 Constable Smith and Constable Alfred M. Kelly were standing talking on the corner of Bay Street and Davey Street Frankston. As they spoke Kelly was examining an automatic pistol which accidentally discharged. The bullet struck Smith in the groin fatally injuring him. He died later the same day.

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