Probationary Constable

James HAWKINS

YEAR OF DEATH

1881

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

On 2 July 1881, Probationary Constable Hawkins was performing duties in the CBD. He attempted to stop a runaway horse and cart in Clarence Street. He has fallen under the cart, causing serious head injuries.He died of injuries sustained in the incident.

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