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Albert Ernest CARLYLE


Albert Ernest CARLYLE

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. # ?

Rank:  Constable

Stations?, Lawson, Lismore ( Lockup Keeper )

Service:  From  ? about 1930  to  6 March 1952 = 22 years of Service



Died on:  Thursday  6 March 1952


Age:  42

Funeral date:  Sunday  9 March 1952 @ 1.30pm

Funeral location:  St. Andrew’s Church of England, Lismore

Buried at:  Lismore Church of England cemetery ( Lismore Memorial Gardens )

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Northern Star  ( Lismore, NSW )          Friday  7 March 1952          page 4 of 8

Sudden Death Of Constable

Lismore Police Station lockup keeper, Constable Albert Ernest Carlyle died last night while on his way to Sydney on the Brisbane Express.

Const. Carlyle was travelling to Sydney to enter the police ward at Prince Henry Hospital for medical treatment.

He died while the train was nearing Wauchope.

Const., Carlyle has been a member of the N.S.W. police force for more than twenty years. He has been stationed at Lismore for four years.

He is survived by his widow four sons and a daughter.


Northern Star  ( Lismore, NSW )          Saturday  8 March 1952          page 4 of 9


The death occurred on the train at Wauchope on Thursday night while travelling to Sydney to enter hospital for medical treatment of Constable Albert Ernest Carlyle, 42, a police constable attached, to the staff of the Lismore Police Station for the past four years.  During the short period he has resided in Lismore, Constable Carlyle had become particularly well known in the district and made many friends. He was very well known among the bowling fraternity in the Northern Rivers, and as a member of the Lismore City Club achieved much success as a player. When 20 years of age, Constable Carlyle joined the police in Sydney and served in various metropolitan districts.

He was particularly well known, in the Paddington and Bondi districts, and was attached to the police station at Lawson for four years prior to coming to Lismore.

A widow, four sons and a daughter survive. They are Ronald, Raymond, Kevin John and Joyce.

His funeral will leave St. Andrew’s Church of England, Lismore, on Sunday, after a service commencing at 1.30 p.m., for the Lismore cemetery.

Lismore Police today will accord full funeral honours to the late Constable Carlyle.

Inspector J. E. Forsyth said last night that four motor cycles and 20 uniformed police would precede the hearse through the main part of the city.


Funeral Notices.

CARLYLE. — The FUNERAL of Constable ALBERT ERNEST CARLYLE, of the staff of the Lismore Police Station, will move from St. Andrew’s Church of England,  Lismore, TOMORROW (SUNDAY), following a service commencing at 1.30 p.m. for the Church of England portion of the Lismore cemetery.


Funeral Directors.


Northern Star  ( Lismore, NSW )          Monday  10 March 1952          page 6 of 8


40 Police March In Funeral Tribute

Police officers from all parts of the Lismore Police District, representing stations throughout the Richmond and Tweed River districts, paid a tribute at the funeral in Lismore yesterday of their comrade, Constable Albert Ernest Carlyle.

A member of the staff of the Lismore station, Constable Carlyle collapsed and died while on his way to Sydney seeking specialist attention.

Inspector J. E. Forsyth, Inspector in charge of the Lismore Police District, marched with about 40 members of the force in front of the hearse through the streets of the city, escorted by four police motor cyclists.

The police officers were transferred to cars at the intersection of Conway and Dawson Streets and paid a further tribute in the Lismore Church of England cemetery, where they formed a guard of honour and preceded the casket to the graveside.

The Rector of Lismore, Rev. J. V. Robinson, conducted a service in St. Andrew’s Church of England and also officiated at the cemetery.

Many representatives of district bowling clubs attended the funeral, and the president of the N.R.D.B. Association, Mr. W. Blair, represented that body.

The casket was draped with the Union Jack and was  carried at the church and cemetery by six senior constables.   They were Constables G. Barwick (Ballina), W. Botterill  (Alstonville), K. Clark (Broadwater), H. T. Radnedge (Mullumbimby),  J. P. O’Neill (Lismore) and H. McDonald (Casino). Constable N. Patterson, of Tabulam, was in charge of the police movement in the cortege.

The wreaths were carried by Messrs. J. G. Hicks (president), C. Brossman (secretary),  G. Brown, J. A. Mariangon, H. Riddle, J. Charleston, D. Wotherspoon (City Bowling Club), R. Coombes, N. C. McGuiness (South Lismore Bowling Club), T. Smith, F. Andrews and W. Blair (N.R.D.B.A. president).

The funeral arrangements were carried out by Will Riley and Son.


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