1938

04Apr

Bateman, Victor Ernest

Constable, 8686

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

12Jan

Robinson, Bertram Clifford

Constable, 9210

At about 10.05 a.m. on Tuesday, 11th January 1938, Constable Robinson was performing fatigue duties at the Gaming Squads offices at 43 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, when he fell to the pavement whilst cleaning a third floor window. He died the next day in the Royal Melbourne Hospital