Sergeant 3rd Class
Lawrence Benjamin Armitage NEWELL
YEAR OF DEATH
New South Wales
DETAILS OF DEATH
On the night of 13 September 1945 Sergeant Newell left the Liverpool Police Station to attend a brawl in Macquarie Street Liverpool. Upon his arrival the Sergeant attempted to arrest a British naval rating. A struggle ensued during which the Sergeant suffered a heart attack. He was conveyed to the Liverpool Hospital however died soon after being admitted. The Sergeant was born in 1898 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 30 March 1921. At the time of his death he was stationed at Liverpool.