Constable William George STOWER

Traffic Accident

Kogarah

1 October, 1937

 

It is not known if this death occurred on or off duty, however it appears likely that it was an off-duty death. The following brief paragraph appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald of the 2 October, 1937.

 

CONSTABLE’S DEATH.

Constable W. G. Stower, 24, who was stationed at Clarence Street Police Station, died in the St. George Hospital yesterday from a fractured skull, caused when he was thrown from a motor cycle in Park Road, Kogarah, on Thursday night [30th September]. The wheels of the cycle skidded on the wet road and Stower was found lying unconscious on the side of the road.

 

The constable was born about 1913 and at the time of his death was stationed at the Clarence Street Police Station. He was also buried at Woronora Cemetery inthe Methodist section.

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