Sergeant John Speed

Sergeant John Speed
31st October 1984
39 years old

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Sgt John Speed was shot after going to the aid of a colleague who was fired on during what was a routine check on two men acting suspiciously near Leeds Parish Church. Sergeant Speed was posthumously awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Brave Conduct.

Sergeant John Speed

Memorial – Unveiled 6th June 1986
at Kirkgate, Leeds

Unveiling Photos – 6th June 1986
at Kirkgate, Leeds

Ceremony Programme

Sergeant John Speed Memorial Programme 1
Sergeant John Speed Memorial Programme 3
Sergeant John Speed Memorial Programme 2
Captain Roger Goad Memorial Programme 2

Letters

Sergeant John Speed Letter 1
Sergeant John Speed Letter Cheque from the Lord Mayor of Leeds
Sergeant John Speed Letter from the Lord Mayor of Leeds

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