THE LEVEN ADVERTISER AND WEMYSS GAZETTE, TUESDAY, JULY 20, 1937
POLICE PROMOTIONS IN FIFE
Police promotions and transfers will take place in Fife on August 6 as a result of the retiral on the previous day of Sergeant Alexander Mackintosh.
Acting-Sergeant John Elder, Glencraig, is promoted Sergeant in his stead and transferred to Cowdenbeath, and Police Constable Charles Souness, Kinghorn, will go to Glencraig as Acting-Sergeant.
The other transfers are:- Police Constable Baxter, Kingskettle, to Kinghorn; Police Constable Andrew Taylor, Cairneyhill, to Kingskettle; Police Constable James Bell, Lochgelly, to Cairneyhill; and Police Constable Alistair Stewart, Cupar, to Lochgelly.
Sergeant Mackintosh, a native of the Cupar district, joined Fife Constabulary in 1907 and was promoted Sergeant in 1923. He has served at St Andrews, Strathkinnes, Thornton, Buckhaven, Leslie, Burntisland, and Cowdenbeath. During the War he was a gunner in the Royal Garrison Artillery.
His successor, Acting-Sergeant John Elder, belongs to Burntisland, and joined Fife force in 1919. He has served at Cupar, Inverkeithing, Letham, St Monance, Kelty, and Glencraig, and in the War was acting-battery quartermaster-sergeant with the 50th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery. He holds the Territorial Force Efficiency Medal.