Constable

Charles Hefferon

OPP ~ Brampton Detachment

May 12th, 1932

Age: 55 / 2 years service

 

Charles Hefferon was Married with 4 Children.

 


Circumstances

On May 12, 1932 while on motorcycle patrol, PC Hefferon was killed in a collision with a car at the intersection of Centre Road and Derry West.


Hefferon was a veteran of both the Boer War and World War I. He transferred from the Department of Highway Motorcycle Patrol in 1930. This officer placed second in the marathon race at the 1908 Olympics. He was considered one of the finest marathon runners in the British Empire.