1935

05Jan

Smith, Clyde James

Constable, 7913

At about 2.50 p.m. on Saturday, 5th January 1935, Constable Smith and Constable Alfred M. Kelly were standing talking on the corner of Bay Street and Davey Street, Frankston. As they spoke Kelly was examining an automatic pistol, which accidentally discharged. The bullet struck Smith in the groin, fatally injuring him. He died later the same day.

30Apr

Robins, John Henry

Constable 8689

At about 4.45 a.m. on Tuesday, 30th April 1935, Constable Robins was fatally injured whilst he was a passenger in a police motor cycle outfit which collided with a motor car on the Geelong Road, seven miles south west of Werribee.   It was raining heavily at the time, visibility was poor, and the motor car had veered onto the wrong side of the highway prior to the collision.