Arthur Grace

Police Officer's Record of Service
Full Name Arthur GRACE
Date Appointed 14th November 1892
Collar Number 40
Date of Discharge 21st April 1919
Promotions

Promoted to 2nd Class Constable 2nd November 1893

Promoted to 1st Class Constable 3rd January 1898

Promoted to Merit Class Constable ( 26/3 per week ) 5th May 1902

Credited with 27/6 per week from 9th May 1904

Credited with 28/6 per week from 13th May 1907

Reduced to 1st Class Constable 5th September 1908

Promoted to Merit Class Constable (26/3 per week) 5th September 1910

Credited with 27/6 per week from 9th September 1912

Credited with 29/6 per week from 13th September 1915

Postings

Posted to Great Marlow, South Western Division, 7th January 1893

Posted to Cheddington, Central, Division, 31st December 1894

Posted to Lavendon, Northern Division, 24th August 1899

Posted to Stoke Goldington, Northern Division, 19th April 1904

Posted to Whaddon, Northern Division, 5th October 1915

Remarks
Arthur Grace was born in Amersham, Bucks. He was sworn in the Bucks Constabulary on the 26th November 1892. He was 20 years old, unmarried and worked as a labourer at Acton.

Description:-

He was 5 feet 9 inches tall of proportionate build. He had grey eyes and light brown hair

Notes:-

Chief Constable's Office, Aylesbury, 28th December 1894.

Police Constable 40 Arthur Grace is reprimanded for neglect of duty on the night of the 22nd instant.

Signed J.C.T.Drake, Chief Constable.

Chief Constable's Office, Aylesbury, 11th July 1899.

Police Constable 40 Arthur Grace is severely reprimanded and fined 7/6 for drinking in the “Stag” Public House at Mentmore whilst on duty on the 4th ultimo.

Signed Otway Mayne Major, Chief Constable.

Chief Constable's Office, Aylesbury, 26th May 1900.

Police Constable 40 Arthur Grace is reprimanded for having on the 25th April when on duty at the Cowper Centenary Fete at Olney asked for an allowance for refreshments. He will refund the 5/- received by him to his Superintendent, who will return it to Mr. Whitlock. PC Grace’s special duty allowance of 2/- for that day is disallowed.

Signed Otway Mayne Major, Chief Constable.

Chief Constable's Office, Aylesbury, 5th September 1908.

Merit Class Constable 40 Arthur Grace (28/6 per week) is reduced to First Class Constable, from this date inclusive, for having on the 29th August, when sent on special duty from Stoke Goldington to Northampton to make enquiries as to stolen property, been drunk and remained absent from his station till 8.30pm on the 30th August.

Signed Otway Mayne Major, Chief Constable.

1911

Awarded the George V Coronation Medal.

Chief Constable's Office, Aylesbury, 16th December 1913.

Bucks Police Benevolent Fund.

On the recommendation of Supt. Pearce a grant of £2.12.6. from the above Fund is made to Police Constable 40 Arthur Grace, on account of expenses incurred through the illness of his daughter.

Signed Otway Mayne Major, Chief Constable.

Chief Constable's Office, Aylesbury, 8th April 1919.

At a meeting of the Standing Joint Committee, held today Police Constable 40 Arthur Grace, having been granted a pension of £80.17.6. per annum, to take effect on the 21st instant, will be struck off the strength of the Force from that date inclusive.

Signed Otway Mayne Major, Chief Constable.

Chief Constable's Office, Aylesbury, 18th October 1919.

In accordance with the recommendation of Lord Desborough’s Committee, the pension of Ex-Police Constable Arthur Grace, who left the Force on the 21st April last, were reassessed to £153.13.4.

Signed Otway Mayne Major, Chief Constable.


**Records on this officer are complete**

Details were taken from the ‘Record of Service’ and ‘General Order’ books


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