Thomas William Dale

Died on 20th March 1941
Sergeant Dale 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, killing Sergeant Dale and seriously injuring another officer who was with him.
He was 39.

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