Constable John Thomas SHENNAN
11 May, 1936
The Sydney Morning Herald dated 12 May, 1936 published a brief account of the death of Constable Shennan.
CONSTABLE’S DEATH – MURWILLUMBAH, Monday.
Constable John Thomas Shennan, 34, a member of the Murwillumbah police force, was found with a bullet wound in his head this morning in the lumber room beneath a boarding house at Murwillumbah. A service revolver was lying nearby. A doctor was summoned immediately but Shennan died just after the doctor’s arrival. The constable, who is survived by his wife, had been in ill-health for some time.â€
At the time of his death the constable was aged 34 years and was stationed at Murwillumbah.