DS Raymond Purdy

DS Raymond Purdy
13th July 1959
43 years old

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Detective Sergeant Raymond Purdy and a colleague attended South Kensington Tube Station to arrest a man, but he broke free as they emerged onto the street. The assailant ran off into a block of flats at 105 Onslow Square and hid behind a pillar in the hall. He was soon spotted and recaptured. The assailant pulled out a gun shooting and fatally wounding DS Purdy.

Detective Sergeant Raymond Purdy

Memorial – Unveiled 13th July 2019 at 105 Onslow Square, London

Unveiling Photos – 13th July 2019 at 105 Onslow Square, London

Memorial Plaque in the portico at 105 Onslow Square, London – June 19th 2020

Ceremony Programme

Detective Sergeant Raymond Purdy Unveiling Programme
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Links

Metropolitan Police Federation
https://metfed.org.uk/news?id=2371

Location Map

105 Onslow Square Kensington, London SW7 3LU