Saturday 2 April 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : William Appleton (Ex Durham & Northumbria)

It is with regret that we have to inform you of the death of a retired Police Officer :
William (Bill) Appleton, aged 91 years died 26th March, 2016 in a nursing home. (His son, John is making arrangements re. the funeral). Details are :-Church  Memorial and Funeral service at St. Paul’s Church, Winlaton  at 12.15pm Monday, 12th April, 2016. The funeral is not private. Family flowers only. Friends welcome to attend.
Bill joined Durham County Constabulary in 1947 and served at Blaydon at the time of amalgamation in 1974, joining Northumbria force . He continued to serve in Blaydon and then Town Office at Whickham until his retirement in 1976.

Our sympathies and condolences have been shared with his family at this sad time.

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