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AKA  ?  

* Nickname:  Dunko

Formerly of Northmead, Baulkham Hills, Bowen Mountain, NSW.  Late of Shell Cove, NSW  


Relations in ‘the job’:

“possible” relation in ‘the job‘:    ?


NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern –  Class #  165B


New South Wales Police Force


Regd. #  18922


Rank: Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on Tuesday 24 September 1979 ( aged 24 years, 3 months, 24 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed Monday 10 December 1979 ( aged 24 years, 6 months, 9 days )

Constable – appointed 10 December 1980

Constable 1st Class – appointed 16 September 1985 ( Seniority date = 10 December 1984 )

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( YES )

Senior Constable – appointed 10 December 1988

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 


Final Rank: =  Detective Sergeant


Stations?, Central ( 1 Division ), Windsor ( 33 Division )( c1986 – 1989 ), Parramatta TRG ( 18 Division ), Parramatta LAC – Retirement


Time employed ( Paid ) with NSW Police:  From:  24 September 1979   to   8 February 2002 = 22 years, 4 months, 14 days

Service ( From Training Date ) period: From  24 September 1979     to    8 February 2002 = 22 years, 4 months, 14 days Service



Retirement / Leaving age: = 46 years, 8 months, 7 days

Time in Retirement from Police: 21 years, 10 months, 22 days


Awards:  National Medal – granted 8 November 1995 ( SenCon )



 Born: Wednesday 1 June 1955

Died on:  Saturday 30 December 2023

Age:  68 years, 6 months, 29 days

Organ Donor:  Y / N / ?


Cause:  Cancer ( type = ? )

Event location:   ?

Event / Diagnosis date ?


Funeral date: Friday 12 January 2024 @ noon

Funeral location: H. Parsons Funeral Directors, 4 Princes Hwy, Dapto, NSW




Wake location:  Illawarra Yacht Club ( Function Room ), Northcliffe Drive, Warrawong, NSW

Wake date:  Friday 12 January 2024 after the funeral


Funeral Parlour: H. PARSONS, 4 Princes Hwy, Dapto, NSW


Buried at?

Grave LocationSection:          Row?         Plot?

Grave GPS?,       ?


Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( January 2024 )



ALLAN is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance  *NEED MORE INFO





May they forever Rest In Peace 

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Allan Duncan

of Shell Cove formerly of Bowen Mountain

Passed away surrounded by loving family on Saturday, 30th December 2023. Beloved husband of Tish. Dearly loved father of Karly and Glen. Cherished Opa of Ruby. Much loved brother of Raymond (dec), Lynne, and Wendie. Allan will be sadly missed by his loving family and many dear friends.

Aged 68 years

We will miss your smiling face, a special person no one can replace



  • Michele Woods

    I have fond memories of Al from Parra… then experienced his kindness at Xavier.
  • Lachlan O’Donohoe

    Likewise I have memories of Al at Parra and experienced his compassion and willingness to be there for many people who were not at their best and needed a familiar face to chat! May he rest in peace.
  • Glen Bennett

    Al was truly unique man in every way. A true gentleman, an incredible Police officer, a loving family man, a person who unselfishly gave so much to the broader community in the Hawkesbury. Although Alan’s passing leaves so many of us with a heavy heart, I personally feel blessed to have shared part of his life. RIP mate.
  • Madonna Collis

    Al was such a beautiful man and a great Detective. He had a sense of grace and ‘coolness’ about him that I so admired, Sad times – sincere condolences to family 🙏💫🙏
  • Ron Viles

    Such a kind man a privilege to know sadly missed RIP my friend
  • Matt Brodin

    Al was a great , kind , very compassionate man. I will miss our chats.
    R.I.P Mate.. 🙏🙏
  • Jonathan Cornelius

    It was my great privilege to know and work with Al. A great friend and mentor who taught me so much. Rest easy Al.
  • Tish

    Thank you to all for the beautiful, heartfelt comments.
    From the Duncan family 💕
  • Olli O’Keeffe

    Gone too soon Al. Such a dedicated and talented Detective and a mentor to so many young Police. I loved working with you at Granville and Parramatta. You were such great company and respected by all. Deepest condolences to your family and loved ones.

    Rest in peace Allan, I meet you at Bowen Mountain on many occasions with melissa gods own 🙏 country, bye mate

Greg Callander
May Allan DUNCAN ( NSWPF # 18922 from Redfern Police Academy Class 165 ) who Served the people of NSW from 24 September 1979 – ?, Forever Rest In Peace.


Condolences to his son, Glen, and family.



Reputed to be one of the “driving forces of the Windsor Blue Light disco …”


Class 165B - 10 December 1979
Class 165B – 10 December 1979



* Story behind any Nickname:  Dunko – play on surname.



Nothing further, than what is recorded above, is known about this person at the time of publication and further information and photos would be appreciated.



3 January 2024

Updated 7 January 2024 with Live Stream link.

Updated 18 January 2024 with Live Stream

Update 31 Jan 2024 with Retirement date & calculations



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