Constable

Victor Ernest BATEMAN

YEAR OF DEATH

1938

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 11.15 p.m. Monday 4 April 1938 Constable Bateman was driving a police motor cycle outfit in pursuit of a speeding motorist in Lygon Street Carlton. Near the intersection with Curtain Street the offending vehicle crashed into the rear of another motor car. Bateman swerved to avoid a collision and struck a tramway pole receiving fatal injuries.

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