The Trickster Prince

Matt Houlbrook: mobile historian; beard growing, head shaving; occasional cycling.

The Guardsman, the teacher and a brutal assault in a Mayfair flat (1929)

1920s pic of the day: the Guardsman, the teacher and a brutal assault in a Mayfair flat (1929)

A late night meeting on Piccadilly leads to a brutal attack on an American schoolteacher and a nationwide manhunt for the Guardsman who left his traces at the scene.

‘Brutal Attack on Man in a Mayfair Flat’, Illustrated Police News, 22 August 1929, 5

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