Unsolved Murders

George W Gardiner

Age: 45

Sex: male

Date: 13 Dec 1942

Place: Kilburn and Brondesbury Metropolitan Station, London

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

George W Gardiner was shot as he went to the assistance of a woman that was being held up at Kilburn and Brondesbury Metropolitan Station in London.

He was shot at about 12.30am on Sunday 13 December 1942. It was said that he had surprised two men that had broken into the booking office where the woman was, and that they had then fired three shots at him. It was said that shooting him they ran off into the blackout.

The woman being held up was a booking clerk whilst George Gardiner was a station foreman.

George Gardiner had lived in Kenilworth Road in Kilburn and had a wife and a son.


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


see Lincolnshire Echo - Monday 14 December 1942

see Liverpool Daily Post - Friday 08 January 1943, p1

see Belfast News-Letter - Monday 14 December 1942