Peace Officer 1st Class

Frederick James BANNEAR

YEAR OF DEATH

1945

JURISDICTION

Australian Federal Police

DETAILS OF DEATH

Peace Officer 1st Class Frederick Bannear was appointed to the Western Australia Police in 1910. He resigned in 1930, after which he became a Commonwealth Peace Officer. Peace Officer Bannear died on 9 September 1945 while patrolling North Quay, Fremantle. He was struck by a shunting train. There was a very strong wind blowing and it is believed that this may have prevented him from hearing the train.

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