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William Bunker Hinchcliff
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Birth: unknown
Death: Apr. 24, 1935
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Policeman William Bunker Hinchliffe
Philadelphia Police Department
Pennsylvania
End of Watch: Wednesday, April 24, 1935

Biographical Info
Age: 32
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident
Date of Incident: Wednesday, April 24, 1935
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Officer Hinchcliffe was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle while chasing a speeder at Belgrade and Orthodox streets. He was a four-year veteran of the force. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


The Philadelphia Record; Friday, April 26, 1935, Page 31:
HINCHCLIFF Suddenly, April 24, WILLIAM B., husband of Alberta Miller Hinchcliff, of 459 Pensdale st. Relatives and friends, also Phila. Police, are invited to attend the funeral, Sat., 2 P. M., from Stetler's Funeral Home, 6024 Ridge ave., Roxborough. Int. Phila. Memorial Park. Friends may call Fri., 7 to 9 P. M.

Sources:
1. The Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc. http://www.odmp.org/officer/6522-policeman-william-bunker-hinchliffe
2. The Philadelphia Record 
 
Burial:
Philadelphia Memorial Park
Frazer
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Researcher
Record added: May 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36937488
William Bunker Hinchcliff
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William Bunker Hinchcliff
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