Constable
JAMES SPARKS
1923

On 6 June 1923, Constable Sparks was informed that an armed robber had shot and wounded a man in a nearby park. Constable Sparks requisitioned a private car and overtook the armed youth who shot at the car.
Constable Sparks exited the vehicle and advanced on the youth in a crouching position. As the youth aimed the loaded pistol, the officer threw his baton striking him and then he successfully overpowered him.
(London Gazette 1.1.1924)

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