ON THIS DAY……… 15th March 1920



Constable G. H. Taylor, was shot in the stomach at Pyramid Hill, on this day in 1920. Taylor died at 1.30 am, on the 20th of March 1920 at a private hospital. The shooting occurred while the policeman was walking to the local lock-up with Timothy Joseph Bennett (34), a baker, who, it was intended, should be medically examined. Bennett is now under remand in the Bendigo Gaol, on a charge of having shot at Constable Taylor with intent to murder him. Constable Taylor has left a widow and three children.