Constable Godfrey ‘Geoff’ GALE PC569
Constable Gale joined Hertfordshire Constabulary as a Cadet in 1947 and served through to 1980.
Geoff is pictured here in the control room at Hatfield Police Station in 1953.
Geoff’s grandfather, Constable 46F John KNIGHTS, served in the Constabulary from 27th November 1889 to 26th March 1919 and was one of 13 officers in the Constabulary to receive the King’s Coronation Medal in 1911.
His son, PC 540 Clive GALE, also joined the Constabulary as a Cadet and served between 1975 and 2005.