William Bentley, father of Derek Bentley
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|Date Photo Taken||31st May 1974|
|Notes / History||William Bentley holding a photograph of his son Derek, who was hanged for the murder of a policeman, although he was under arrest at the time the policeman was shot.
The person who was supposed to have fired the shot was underage and therefore received a 10 year prison sentence.
William led a campaign to clear his sons’ name.