Reporting an obituary

This information will be particularly helpful to branch secretaries. Branch secretaries or nominees should forward the information to the Secretary, Northumbria Branch by email to enable him to circulate the information and pass a copy to the editor of the Northumbria Bobby for inclusion in the printed obituaries and on the Northumbria NARPO website.

If you have an obituary to report, please use the following format, to ensure all the relevant information is included. Contact the secretary of the NARPO Branch which held the membership of the deceased NARPO members. You will find the links you need to locate your branch secretary here.

If you are unsure which branch you should contact, simply email the required information to for the information of the Northumbria Branch secretary:

Details requested



Date of death

Rank on retiring

Name of surviving partner/spouse

Funeral details: day, date, time, location

Available service history