It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death on Saturday 23rd October 2021, peacefully at the Florence Nightingale Hospital, Derby, after a long illness of ex PC 184 Donald William BATTERHAM, 82 years. His next of kin is his wife, Mrs Linda aka Lyn Batterham.
Don as he was known retired in 1984 whilst in the Dog Section, where he served 21 years. Prior to that he served in Buxton and Chesterfield. Members will remember his dogs Rock (2) and Basil.
The funeral has not been arranged but will be a private family service as per his wishes.
Sean Murphy (Secretary)
We extend our sympathies and support to the families, relatives and friends of our retired and serving colleagues who have passed away. May all who have departed rest in peace.