DC John Fordham

DC John Fordham
26th January 1985
45 years old

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DC John Fordham was undercover and part of a surveillance operation of a suspect for laundering of the gold stolen during the Brinks Mat Robbery which had taken place on 26th November 1983. DC Fordham and a colleague moved into the garden and disturbed his dogs, whose barking attracted the suspect who was armed with a knife. He attacked DC Fordham, stabbing him 10 times. He died two hours later.

DC John Fordham

Memorial – Unveiled 1st September 1987 at West Kingsdown, Kent

Unveiling Photos – 1st September 1987 at West Kingsdown, Kent

Ceremony Programme

DC John Fordham Memorial Programme 1
DC John Fordham Memorial Programme 3
DC John Fordham Memorial Programme 2
DC John Fordham Memorial Programme 4

Press Cuttings

Daily Mail Press Cutting
The Herald Press Cutting

Letters

DC John Fordham Letter 1
DC John Fordham Letter 2

Location Map

West Kingsdown, Kent