Barry John DENING

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  9296

Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed 1 June 1959

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 1 May 1974

Chief Inspector – appointed 31 August 1988

Stations?, Cyclist

ServiceFrom  ? ? Pre June 1959?  to  ? ? ? = ? years Service

Awards? – nil found on It’s An Honour, but WAS awarded the British Empire Medal in 1962

The George Lewis Trophy – awarded 1961 / 2

The Alfred Edward Award – 1962

Peter Mitchell Trust Award – Most Courageous Act – 1962

Born:  1 May 1937

Died on:  21 August 2005

Cause:  Cancer

Age:  68

Funeral date?

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BARRY is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance
  * BUT SHOULD BE

 

FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED ABOUT THIS PERSON, THEIR LIFE, THEIR CAREER AND THEIR DEATH.

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Barry was in the Sands Hospital in 2002 recovering from a cancer operation.

 

Report of the Police Department for 1962    p 29

The George Lewis Trophy Presented each year by Mr. George Lewis, a Sydney businessman for the most courageous act by a member of the New South Wales Police Force.
For 1961 the award was jointly made to Constable B. J. Dening and Constable K. M. Johnson.
The Alfred Edward Award This award is made under the Will of the late Alfred Edward, a former Superintendent of Traffic, for the pluckiest or most commendable act during the year by a Traffic Constable or Constables.
For 1961 the award was made to Constable B. J. Dening
Peter Mitchell Trust Awards Under the Will of the late Peter Stuckey Mitchell, funds are provided for the making of certain awards to civilians, personnel of the Armed Services and of the Police Force. The following were the awards made to members of the Police Force for the year 1961:—
Most Courageous Act
Joint award to Constable B. J. Dening and Constable K. M. Johnson

https://www.opengov.nsw.gov.au/viewer/5bd39fe4c5d5023bb6400878543a3998.pdf

 

 Brother-in-law to retired Inspector John Franklin BIRT (deceased). RIP two great police officers.
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