Constable George Ferguson

On 2 July 1923, Constable Ferguson was on points duty in Glasgow City Centre when he saw a runaway horse, pulling a heavy cart, bearing down on him. He stopped the traffic and grabbed the reins of the horse as it passed him.

He was dragged for a considerable distance before bringing it to a stop.

He injured his hand a leg in the incident.

He was awarded the King’s Police Medal for Gallantry and the Glasgow Corporation Bravery medal for his bravery.