PC George Snipe

PC George Snipe
19th July 1897
29 years old

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Constable George Snipe was on patrol in Birmingham City Centre when he was called to a drunken disorder in Bridge Street West. He and a colleague arrived at the Star Pub to break up the trouble and arrested a couple of men. As the officers tried to walk away a crowd turned on them. Constable Snipe was hit on the temple with a brick resulting in a fractured skull. He died four hours later.

PC George Snipe

Memorial – Unveiled 25th September 2019 at Panell Croft Village, Birmingham

Unveiling Photos – 25th September 2019 at Panell Croft Village, Birmingham

Ceremony Programme

PC George Snipe Programme 1
PC George Snipe Programme 2

Location Map

This Memorial can be found at the main entrance to Pannell Croft Village on the left hand side of the main entrance doors.

Pannel Croft Village, 290 Hospital St, Birmingham B19 2XU