Harry Saul Stables

Died on 21st March 1941
Inspector Stables was fatally injured whilst searching a house in Rochdale, on 20th March 1941. A teenager had stolen firearms and ammunition from a local warehouse and hidden them in a box in his cellar. The box was booby trapped, and when the lid was opened it exploded, seriously injuring Inspector Stables and killing another officer who was with him. Inspector Stables died from his injuries the following day.
He was 43.

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