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Police Sergeant Michael Hawcroft memorial at City Hall Memorial Garden – Bradford, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 47.544 W 001° 45.152
30U E 582175 N 5961146
Quick Description: A stone memorial in the City Hall memorial garden in memory of Police Sergeant Michael Hawcroft who was stabbed to death trying to arrest 2 youths who were trying to steal a car on 12th March 1981.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/27/2011 1:00:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMAKZ0
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Long Description:
In 1983 he was posthumously awarded the Queen's Commendation for bravery.

This memorial is in the memorial garden on Norfolk Gardens down the side of the City Hall.

There are a number of memorials in the garden behind fairly low hedges. There is no indication that the memorials are here and it is easy to miss them.
The memorial stands vertically from the ground is made of stone and looks like a headstone but is not as regularly shaped.

The inscription is in blue lettering reads.
IN
MEMORY OF
POLICE SERGEANT
MICHAEL HAWCROFT
WEST YORKSHIRE METROPOLITAN POLICE
WHO GAVE HIS LIFE
IN THE EXECUTION OF HIS DUTY
AT LOW MOOR, BRADFORD
ON THE 12TH DAY OF MARCH 1981
-.-
THIS MEMORIAL WAS LAID WITH
THE KIND ASSISTANCE OF THE
LOCAL COMMUNITY AND COLLEAGUES
WITHIN THE WEST YORKSHIE POLICE
-.-
1995
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Type of memorial: Monument

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