Unsolved Murders

Alfred Bernard Preece

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 15 Nov 1920

Place: Birdcage Walk, Pembroke Dock, Pembroke

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Alfred Bernard Preece was found near a railway engine shed with his skull fractured.

He was bleeding from his nose and ears when he was found and died shortly after.

Three men were tried for his manslaughter, but they said that Alfred Preece had originated the quarrel in a vindictive mood and that he had fallen down and they were acquitted.

Alfred Preece had lived in Kingsbridge, Pembroke and was employed as a driller at the local engineering works.


*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.


see Western Mail - Monday 15 November 1920, p9

see Leicester Daily Post - Tuesday 17 August 1920

see Portsmouth Evening News - Saturday 13 November 1920

see Lancashire Evening Post - Tuesday 17 August 1920