Anthony Graham BACKHOUSE
AKA Abs, Tone, Tony, The Wookie
Late of Gibson St, Goulburn, NSW
NSW Goulburn Police Academy – Class # 246A
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 27696
Service: From 29 July 1990 to ? August 2020 = 30 years Service
Rank: Commenced Training at Goulburn Police Academy on Monday 30 July 1990 ( aged 31 years, 8 months, 26 days )
Probationary Constable- appointed Friday 25 January 1991 ( aged 32 years, 2 months, 22 days )
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Detective – appointed ? ? ?
Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed ? ? 2004
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? ( YES )
Final Rank = Senior Sergeant
Stations: ( 1991 – ) Rockdale GDs, Hurstville, St George, Kogarah GDs ( – 1997 ), Sutherland District Anti Theft Squad ( DATS ), Liverpool GDs & Beats Unit & Brief Handling Manager ( 22 Division )( 1997 – 2004 ), Burwood ( 2004 )( Sgt ), Education & Training ( Leadership & Capability Unit )( 2007 ), NSW Police Academy – Goulburn ( 2010 ) ( Constable Education Program CEP )( Policing Practices ) for the Associate Degree in Policing – NSW Police College – Goulburn ( Sgt ) – Retirement – August 2020
Retirement / Leaving age: = ?
Time in Retirement from Police: ?
Awards: No Find on Australian Honours system – however
National Medal – granted
1st Clasp to National Medal – granted
National Police Medal – granted
NSW Police Medal – granted
1st Clasp to NSW Police Medal – granted
2nd Clasp to NSW Police Medal – granted
3rd Clasp to NSW Police Medal – granted
Commissioners Emergency Service Commendation – granted posthumously
Born: Monday 3 November 1958 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Emigrated to Sydney, NSW, Au in 1983
Died on: Thursday 2 December 2021
Age: 63 years, 0 months, 29 days
Cause: Kidney disease?
Event location: Canberra Hospital, ACT
Event date: illness since 2015 & had been in Canberra Hospital for the past 10 months. He was on Dialysis and Chemo Therapy.
Funeral date: Saturday 11 December 2021 @ 11am
Funeral location: Goulburn Police Academy, McDermott Dve, Goulburn, NSW
any Future Wake location: ??? TBA
any Future Wake date: ??? TBA
( Due to current Govt. restrictions on ‘Gatherings’ due to Corona19 Virus Pandemic, some families may wish to have a Memorial Service / Wake with friends and family at a later date )
Funeral Parlour: R J Sidney Craig, Goulburn, NSW
Buried at: Cremation at Craig’s Hill Crematorium, 63 Middle Arm Rd, Goulburn, NSW
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?
Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( December 2021 )
TONY is mentioned on the NSW Police Wall of Remembrance, SPC ( 2022 )
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May they forever Rest In Peace
25 October 2022
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.