Brian Joseph HETHERINGTON APM

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Brian Joseph HETHERINGTON   APM

AKA PUNCHY

Late of Matraville, NSW 

 

NSW Redfern Police Academy Class #  039 ( but this Class seem to have Attested on 3 December 1954 & Class 040 Attested on 4 August 1955 )

 

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  7951

 

Rank:  Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on ? ? ?

Probationary Constable- appointed 1 February 1955 ( aged 20 years, 6 months, 20 days )

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? ?

Senior Constable – appointed 1 February 1966

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 28 March 1978

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Inspector – appointed ? ? ? 

Chief Inspector – appointed ? ? ? 

Superintendent – appointed 15 October 1986

Chief Superintendent – appointed   27 July 1988

Final Rank = Chief Superintendent

 

Stations?, Waverley Detectives ( Det Sgt 2/c ), 16 Division – Eastwood ( Inspector ),  Maroubra Detectives (1983)( Insp ), District Commander – North Region – Chatswood (1988)( Chief Supt. ) – Retirement

Service:  From ? ? Pre Feb 1955?   to 30 March 1993  =  38 years Service

 

Awards:  National Medal – granted 4 November 1992 ( C/Supt )

Australian Police Medal ( APM ) – granted  11 June 1990 ( C/Supt ) 

 

 

Born:  Thursday  12 July 1934

Died on:  Thursday  9 July 2020

Age:  85 years, 11 months, 27 days 

Cause?

Event locationLake Macquarie, NSW

Event date ?

 

Funeral date:  Friday  17 July 2020 @ 11am

Funeral locationSt Andrews Catholic Church, Prince Edward St, Malabar, NSW 

( Due to current Govt. restrictions of the 4 square metre rule at a Funeral due to the Cornona19 Virus Pandemic – this will be a Private Funeral )

Future Wake location??? TBA

( Due to current Govt. restrictions of 50 persons only at ‘Gatherings’,  there won’t be an immediate Wake )

Future Wake date???

( 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:  Botany Cemetery, 12 Military Rd, Matraville, NSW

Grave Location:  GL37, General Lawn 37, Position 2303 with his wife – Jessie Elizabeth Hetherington who passed on 8 July 2012

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( July 2020 )

 

Brian John HETHERINGTON

PUNCHY 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.

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May they forever Rest In Peace

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Death message appeared in the Daily Telegraph for Brian John HETHERINGTON – Born 1934.

No reference in the advert about NSW Police though.

Date listed: 15/7/2020HETHERINGTON, Brian Joseph

12.7.1934 – 9.7.2020
Late of Matraville

Dearly beloved Husband of Jessie (dec).
Much loved Father to Patricia, Tony, Vicki, Michael and Robyn.
Loving Grandfather to his Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

A Requiem Mass will be held at St Andrew’s Catholic Church, Prince Edward St Malabar, Friday 17 July 2020 at 11.00am. Following the Mass the cortege will proceed to the Botany Cemetery.

Publication: The Daily Telegraph

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It is with sadness that I let people know that my dear father-in-law Retired Chief Superintendent Brian (punchy) HETHERINGTON passed away on Thursday 9th July at Lake Macquarie. He would have turned 86 yesterday. He joined the NSW Police in 1954 and Retired in 1993.

Message from daughter-in-law Julie ( via another source ).


 

Waverley Detectives - Brian HETHERINGTON
Waverley Detectives – Brian Hetherington – Front row – 3rd from left

 


 

The below photos are tagged with the name Brian HETHERINGTON in Getty Images.

Others, who know Brian, can verify or deny that these photos are of our man.

 

Escape.<strong>Const First Class Brian Hetherington</strong>, one hand swathed in a bandage, climbs into an ambulance taking him to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital after <strong>today's Glebe Court House escape</strong>. He had his <strong>service revolver stolen from him in</strong> the struggle. <strong>August 1, 1986</strong>. (Photo by Alan Gilbert Purcell/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).
Escape.Const First Class Brian Hetherington, one hand swathed in a bandage, climbs into an ambulance taking him to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital after today’s Glebe Court House escape. He had his service revolver stolen from him in the struggle. August 1, 1986. (Photo by Alan Gilbert Purcell/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).

 

<strong>Brian Hetherington, Detective</strong>, at Maroubra Police Station... <strong>Inspector Hetherington</strong>...cleared in an investigation. <strong>November 22, 1983</strong>. (Photo by Paul Matthews/Fairfax Media via Getty Images). <br /> <br />
Brian Hetherington, Detective, at Maroubra Police Station… Inspector Hetherington…cleared in an investigation. November 22, 1983. (Photo by Paul Matthews/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).

Brian Hetherington, Detective, at Maroubra Police Station... November 22, 1983. (Photo by Paul Matthews/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).
Brian Hetherington, Detective, at Maroubra Police Station… November 22, 1983. (Photo by Paul Matthews/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).

 

Brian Hetherington, Detective, at Maroubra Police Station... November 22, 1983. (Photo by Paul Matthews/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).
Brian Hetherington, Detective, at Maroubra Police Station… November 22, 1983. (Photo by Paul Matthews/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).

 

<strong>Brian Hetherington, Detective</strong>, at Maroubra Police Station... <strong>November 22, 1983</strong>. (Photo by Paul Matthews/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).
Brian Hetherington, Detective, at Maroubra Police Station… November 22, 1983. (Photo by Paul Matthews/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).

 

 

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