British Executions

James Reginald Doohan

Age: 24

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 14 Apr 1954

Crime Location: Rushenden Marshes

Execution Place: Wandsworth

Method: hanging

Executioner: Albert Pierrepoint


James Reginald Doohan murdered Herbert Victor Ketley 40 who he shot at Rushenden Marshes on 9 February 1954.

see "Road Worker Sentenced To Death." Times [London, England] 24 Mar. 1954: 4. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 16 June 2016.

see National Archives - ASSI 90/61, ASSI 36/177