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Name  Joseph Farndale

Died  February 22, 1954

Joseph Farndale CBE KPM (1864 – 22 February 1954) was a British police officer who served as Chief Constable of Birmingham City Police and, from 1900 to 1938, of Bradford City Police.

Farndale was born in Wakefield and educated at Field House Academy in Aberford. He joined the police at the age of twenty and later became Chief Constable of Margate Borough Police. Leaving Margate he took on the role of chief constable of Birmingham City Police from 1882 to 1899 before moving to Bradford in 1900 to succeed Roderick Ross, who had left for Edinburgh.

He was awarded the King's Police Medal (KPM) in 1914 and appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 1920 civilian war honours and Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1924 Birthday Honours.

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