Alexander TWISS


Alexander TWISS

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  ?

Rank:  Constable

Stations:  Sydney Police

ServiceFrom  16 November 1852  to  4 May 1853 = 6 months


Born? ? 1819

Died on:  4 May 1853

Cause:  Illness – severe cold – Exposure

Age:  33

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Grave location:  Constable TWISS was interred at the Camperdown Cemetery but his grave is unmarked and location unknown.

Alexander TWISS - NSWPF - ILLENSS - 4 May 1853 - Grave

[alert_red]ALEXANDER is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_red]  * BUT SHOULD BE

Constable Alexander Twiss served in the Sydney Police Force from 16 November 1852 until his death on 4 May 1853. His cause of death is recorded as having been ” from the effects of a severe cold caught when on escort duty at night “  .No further details are known as yet.


The constable joined the police force on 16 November, 1852. At the time of his death he was 34 years old and was attached to the Sydney Police.  He left a widow named Sarah.


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