Barry James GROVE-JONES
Late of Greenacre, NSW
Possibly related to Steven GROVE-JONES, NSWPF # 21873 ( 1985 – 2005 )( Bass Hill GDs )
Pre-deceased by his wife, Shirley, on 26 March 2013
The Master Farter
NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern – Class # 084
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 9713
Service: From 15 August 1960 to 5 August 1995 = 34 years, 11 months, 21 days
Rank: Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on 15 August 1960 ( aged 24 years, 4 months, 4 days )
Probationary Constable- appointed ?? September 1960
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Constable 1st Class – appointed 15 August 1966
Detective – appointed ? ? ?
Senior Constable – appointed 15 August 1970
Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 13 April 1975
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 13 June 1985
Final Rank = Senior Sergeant
Stations: Mounted Unit – Redfern Academy ( Sept 1960 – 1966 ), Police Band ( Learning the Trumpet )( 1963 )( aged 27 ), Bankstown Police Stn GDs ( 1966 ), ( Learning Woodwind & Clarinet ), Police Band ( Member of from 1967 ), Bankstown PCYC, Police Concert Band – ( Commander ) – Retirement
Retirement / Leaving age: = 59 years, 3 months, 25 days
Time in Retirement from Police: 26 years, 1 month, 17 days
Awards: Snyder Scholarship – Music ( 1969 )
National Medal – granted 6 November 1980 ( Sgt )
1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 8 June 1988 ( SenSgt )
ADM / ANSM – ( Australian Defence Medal )( Australian National Service Medal )
Aircraftsman A213531 joined Air Force, via National Service on 13 June 1955 & trained at #3 N S T U ( #3 National Service Training Unit ).
He was in General Reserve and was trained at Fairbairn, ACT and RAF Mines, Lake Macquarie, NSW
Born: Saturday 11 April 1936, York, South Australia
Died on: Wednesday 22 September 2021
Age: 85 years, 5 months, 11 days
Cause: Dementia ( since 2011 – 2021 )
Event location: Nursing Home
Event date: 2011 – 2021
Funeral date: Thursday 30 September 2021 @ 3pm
Funeral location: Rookwood Memorial Gardens & Crematorium,
Memorial Ave, Rookwood, NSW
( Private Funeral due to Covid )
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: ?
Buried at: ?
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?
Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( September 2021 )
BARRY is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance *NEED MORE INFO
FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED ABOUT THIS PERSON, THEIR LIFE, THEIR CAREER AND THEIR DEATH.
PLEASE SEND PHOTOS AND INFORMATION TO Cal
May they forever Rest In Peace
Condolences to Steve, family and friends.
Barry joined the Police Band in 1966. During this time, until the mid 1980s, Band members were generally at a Police Station or the PCYC and came to the Band as required.
The NSW Police Band became full-time Band duties from about 1985.
Barry was an instructor of music at the Bankstown PCYC and that Bands Conductor for many years.
His son, Steve Gove-Jones also became a member of the Police Band.
Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1931 – 1954),
Monday 2 February 1948, page 7
Boy: Barry Grove-Jones, 11, of Parkland Avenue, Punchbowl, suffered a fractured right leg yesterday when he was knocked down by a car at the corner of Duncan Street and Canterbury Road, Punchbowl.
Barry appears to have been a member of the Bankstown PCYC Concert Band.
The above photo of the NSW Police Concert Band is from 1995.
Police Concert Band of 1988 consisted of:- Mike Hope, Bob Gillespie, George Thompson, Greg Pfeiffer. Hugh Barnwell, Ed Wilson, Merv Knott, John Woodbury, Ian Keuning, John Saunders, Steve Nolan, Mark Holland. Ross McKinlay, Mal Pearce, Dennis Williams, Rod Hunter-Brittain, Ian Cox, Ray Bensted, Bob White, Trevor Marsden, Ken Flannery, Barry Grove-Jones, Darcy Hay, Len Mulley, Des Lynch, John Simensen, Tom Webber. Arthur Hancock, Ray Wills, Glen Murphy, Peter Almond, Ted Bromfield, Ron Davidson, Bill Martin, Paul Blankesteijn, Bill Stojcevski, Laurie Goodfellow, Steve Grove-Jones. Tom Lambert
Barry Grove – Jones
|11th Oct 1980||New South Wales B Grade Concert Band State Championships||Bankstown P C Y C||1||174|
|4th Aug 1980||New South Wales Junior A Grade Concert Band State Championship||Bankstown P C Y C||3||126||4|
|25th Nov 1979||City of Leicester Brass Band Festival (Youth Section)||Beevor Youth||2|
|23rd Sep 1979||New South Wales B Grade Concert Band State Championships||Bankstown P C Y C||1||168|
|5th Aug 1979||New South Wales Junior A Grade Concert Band State Championship||Bankstown P C Y C||2||157||1|
|26th Nov 1978||City of Leicester Brass Band Festival (Youth Section)||Beevor Youth||2|
|7th Oct 1978||New South Wales B Grade Concert Band State Championships||Bankstown P C Y C||2||162|
|Aug 1978||New South Wales Junior A Grade Concert Band State Championship||Bankstown P C Y C||2||143||2|
|7th Aug 1977||New South Wales Junior A Grade Concert Band State Championship||Bankstown P C Y C||2||119||1|
|1st Sep 1976||New South Wales Junior A Grade Concert Band State Championship||Bankstown P C Y C||1||.134||1|
|15th Jun 1975||New South Wales A Grade Concert Bands States championships||Bankstown P C Y C||2||73||1|
|4th Aug 1974||New South Wales Junior A Grade Concert Band State Championship||Bankstown P C Y C||2||112||2|
|15th Jun 1974||New South Wales Concert Bands States championships||Bankstown P C Y C||2||164||2|
|15th Sep 1968||NSW State Championships (D Grade)||Bankstown P C Y C||6||93|
GROVE-JONES, Shirley June.
23.9.1936 – 26.3.2013
Late of Greenacre.
Beloved wife to Barry, loving mother to Jenny, Steven, Linda. Cherished Nanna to Brittany, Courtney, Talei, Kyan and Jacey.
Aged 76 years
SHIRLEYS relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend her funeral service to be held Friday (April 5, 2013) in the South Chapel, Rookwood Crematorium, service to commence at 10.30 a.m.
Bankstown 9708 6788
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.