Memorial : Traffic Officer John Kehoe - New Zealand Police
Traffic Officer John Kehoe
Died: 31 January 1949
In Whakatane, after pursuing a motorcycle from the main street to outside the town for excess speed, was shot several times by Richard Angus McGill, aged 19.
McGill's body was located a week later in an orchard in Awakeri, a small settlement outside Whakatane, having shot himself.