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Raymond Wallace McDERMOTT

Raymond Wallace McDERMOTT

AKA Ray McDERMOTT 

Late of 

Father to P.R. McDERMOTT, NSWPF # 24120, ProCst # 98658

NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern – Class #  038 

 

New South Wales Police Force

 

Regd. #  7808 

 

Service:  From 27 September 1954   to   10 July 1990  =  35 years, 9 months, 13 days Service 

 

Rank:  Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on Monday 27 September 1954 ( Aged 20 years, 11 months, 16 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed ? ? ?

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( NO )

Senior Constable – appointed 27 September 1965

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 9 February 1970

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 5 October 1977

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Inspector – appointed 31 August 1984

Chief Inspector – appointed 7 December 1988

 

Final Rank =  Chief Inspector – Retired

 

Stations?, Newtown ( 5 Division )( 1960s ), ?, Mona Vale, Manly ( Patrol Commander ), Dee Why – Retirement

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = 56 years, 8 months, 29 days

Time in Retirement from Police: 31 years, 2 months, 27 days

 

Awards:  No find on Australian Honours system

 

 Born: Wednesday 11 October 1933 

Died on:  Thursday 7 October 2021

Age:  87 years, 11 months, 26 days

 

Cause:  Dementia 

Event location:  RSL Village War Vets Home

Event date ?

 

Funeral date:  Wednesday  20 October 2021 @ 11am 

Funeral location:  Sacred Heart Church, 1 Keenan St, Mona Vale, NSW

Register your intention to attend at raymcdermottmemorial@gmail.com  

LIVE STREAM can be found here

( click here to see Cornona19 Virus Pandemic rules – this will be a limited numbers Funeral )

Wake location Narrabeen Surf Club, Ocean St, North Narrabeen, NSW  

Wake dateWednesday 20 October 2021 about 12.30pm

You will need proof of double vaccination and QR codes for entry.

At Ray’s request – Be colourful.

( 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 ( October 2021 )

 

Ray McDERMOTT, Raymond McDERMOTT, Inspector Ray McDERMOTT

RAY 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

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Australian Police YouTube Channel 


Condolences to wife – Kay and their sons Peter.


Prior to joining NSWPF, Ray was employed, firstly as a Junior Clerk with the Government Printing Office, The Treasury, which took effect from 1 February 1949.  He passed his probation period and became a Clerk until his Resignation to join the NSWPF; that Resignation took effect on 5 October 1954.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/224790045

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/220240168


 

McDERMOTT  Raymond (Ray)

Formerly of Mona Vale
11/10/1933 – 7/10/2021
87 Years

Family and friends are invited to farewell Ray McDermott at a Prayer Service Wed October 20th 11am At sacred Heart Church 1 Keenan St Mona Vale.

Due to Covid restrictions numbers are limited and you are invited to register your interest to attend by replying to the following email address: raymcdermottmemorial@gmail.com

A link to a live stream of the service is:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBpLC9Gn8yp4qW-TU0GDzsw

https://tributes.smh.com.au/obituaries/423168/raymond-mcdermott/?r=https://tributes.smh.com.au/obituaries/smh-au/


 

 

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.

 

Cal
 17 October 2021


 

 

 




Robert Charles MORAN

Robert Charles MORAN

AKA  Bob MORAN, Bugsy MORAN  

Late of Werrington Downs  

 

NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern  –  Class #  156

New South Wales Police Force

 

Regd. #  17689  

 

Service:  From 4 July 1977   to   27 November 2008  =  31 years, 4 months, 23 days Service 

 

Rank:  Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on Monday 4 July 1977 ( aged 25 years, 4 months, 8 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed 12 September 1977 ( aged 25 years, 6 months, 17 days )

Constable – appointed 12 September 1978

Constable 1st Class – appointed  12 September 1982 

Detective – appointed ? ? ?

Senior Constable – appointed 12 September 1986  

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )

 

Final Rank =  Senior Constable – Retired 

 

Stations:  Darlinghurst ( 3 Division )( 1970s ) Kings Cross, ?, Bass Hill HWP, ?

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = 56 years, 9 months, 1 day

Time in Retirement from Police: 12 years, 10 months, 8 days

 

Awards:  National Medal – granted 22 July 1993 ( SenCon )

 

 Born:  Tuesday  26 February 1952

Died on:  Tuesday 5 October 2021

Age:  69 years, 7 months, 9 days 

 

Cause:  Parkinsons Disease & Cancer 

Event location:   ?

Event date ?

 

Funeral date:  Friday 15 October 2021 @ 10am 

Funeral location:  Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Camden Valley Way, Leppington, NSW.

LIVE STREAM:  https://www.oneroomstreaming.com/login     email: erin@kenneallysfunerals.com.au   password RS8NT4

( click here to see Cornona19 Virus Pandemic rules – this will be a limited numbers Funeral )

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: Kenneally’s Funerals, 02 97086972

Buried at: ?

 

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( July 2021 )

Bob MORAN, Bugsy MORAN, Robert Charles MORAN

 

 BUGSY 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

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https://www.facebook.com/groups/NSWFallenPolice/ 

Australian Police YouTube Channel 


 

MORAN, Robert Charles (Bob) (Bugsy)

05/10/2021

Date of Funeral: 15/10/2021

MORAN, Robert Charles (Bob) (Bugsy)

26/02/1952-05/10/2021

Late of Werrington Downs

Loved partner of Liana.

Loving father & father-in-law of Kelly & Scott, Ash & Melissa, Anthony & Mavora.

Loved Poppy DA to Callan, Kenzie, Pippa, Ronnie.

Much loved Son of Beryl & Ron (Dec)

Loved brother of Geoffrey.

A celebration of the life, love & friendship of Robert will be live streamed from 10am Friday 15th October 2021.

Please go to https://www.kenneallys.com.au funeral notices and follow the link.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Police Legacy.

In the Caring Hands of Kenneally’s Funerals

Proudly Australian Owned

9708- 6972 … -8822

Kenneallys funerals.com.au

Date listed: 13/10/2021Publication: The Daily Telegraph

Originally published on: My Tributes


 

Robert Charles MORAN & Robert REDFERN


 

Bob MORAN, Bugsy MORAN, Robert Charles MORAN
Redfern Police Academy – 1977

Bob MORAN, Bugsy MORAN, Robert Charles MORAN

Bob MORAN, Bugsy MORAN, Robert Charles MORAN

Bob MORAN, Bugsy MORAN, Robert Charles MORAN

 

Bob MORAN, Bugsy MORAN, Robert Charles MORAN

 

Robert Charles MORAN & Robert REDFERN
Robert Charles MORAN & Robert REDFERN

 


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.

 

Cal
14 October 2021


 

 

 




Scott Elliott FERGUSON

Scott Elliott FERGUSON

AKA  Snippy, Scotty Ferguson  

Late of Goulburn, NSW  

Husband of Tanya FERGUSON, NSWPF # 32214

Brother of Brett FERGUSON, NSWPF # 95345825

 

NSW Goulburn Police Academy – Class #  243? 

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  27084  

 

Service:  From 29 October 1989   to   4 February 2021  =  31 years, 3 months, 6 days Service 

Rank:  Commenced Training at Goulburn Police Academy on 29 October 1989 ( Aged 22 years, 3 months, 25 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed 27 April 1990? ( aged 22 years, 9 months, 23 days )

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( NO )

Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? 

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?

 

Final Rank =  Senior Constable 

 

Stations?, Goulburn HWP / Police Rescue Squad – Retirement 

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = 53 years, 7 months, 0 days

Time in Retirement from Police: 0 years, 8 months, 0 days

 

Awards:  No Find on Australian Honours system – however,

Received the NSW Police Medal

Police Medal

Olympic Citation 2000

Award from National Crime Authority in 2000

 

 Born:  Tuesday 4 July 1967 

Died on:  Monday 4 October 2021 at home 

Age:  54 years, 3 months, 0 days 

 

Cause: Heart attack 

Event location:  Home

Event date:  Monday 4 October 2021 

 

Funeral date:  Friday 15 October 2021 @ 2pm

Funeral location:  Police Chapel, NSW Police Academy, Goulburn, NSW

Due to Covid restrictions – a private funeral service will take place

Live Stream: ( You will need to install Zoom onto your computer in order to watch Live.  If you don’t wish to load Zoom, wait a few days whilst I enhance the video and upload it to Australian Police YouTube Channel )

https://zoom.us/j/95948167499
Meeting ID: 959 4816 7499

( click here to see Cornona19 Virus Pandemic rules – this will be a limited numbers Funeral )

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: RJ Sidney Craig, 298 Sloane St, Goulburn, NSW

02 48212122

Buried at: Goulburn Lawn Cemetery, cnr Sydney Rd & Gorman Rd North, Goulburn, NSW

 

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( October 2021 )

 

 

 SCOTT 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

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https://www.facebook.com/NSWFallenPolice/ 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/NSWFallenPolice/ 

Australian Police YouTube Channel 


 

Condolences to Tanya and their sons – Conor, Tyler; families and friends.


 

Scott Elliott FERGUSON

 

Scott Elliott FERGUSON

Scott Elliott FERGUSON
Tombo Barnez
Scotty, so long ago mate, solo cycle course in the middle of winter 1998; rain, sleet, snow and just a little bit of sunshine; and, most of all, four weeks with a great bunch of blokes.
All of us, a lot younger then, in what seems like a very different time; when a pair of king gee overalls, a standard issue leather jacket, some elastic sided baxter boots, a pair of leggings almost identical to those worn by the light horse in WW1, and whatever gear you could borrow from one of the certified cyclists back at work, were considered safe enough to wear as we scooted around the country side.
Precious memories, even more precious now.
Whatever the cause, I’m so sorry to hear you couldn’t stay around. Whenever our paths crossed, you always had a smile. May that continue to be the case wherever you find yourself now.
RIP my friend.

Scott Elliott FERGUSON, Snippy, Scotty Ferguson

Scott Elliott FERGUSON, Snippy, Scotty Ferguson


Conor Ferguson, Tanya Ferguson, Scott Ferguson & Tyler Ferguson at the Grand Canyon, USA in 2018
Conor, Tanya, Scott & Tyler at the Grand Canyon, USA in 2018

 


 

Goulburn Post

FERGUSON
Scott Elliott

FERGUSON, Scott Elliot – 4th October 2021. Suddenly at home.

Dearly loved husband of Tanya.

Loved father of Conor and Tyler.

Loved son and son-in-law of Ena & Ron (both dec) and Margaret and Martin.

Loved brother and brother-in-law of Brett (dec) & Debbie, Amanda & Stewart, Matt & Leah and Ben & Tracy.

Sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and his many friends.

Aged 54 years.
‘Forever In Our Hearts’

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private funeral service will take place.

298 Sloane St., Goulburn (02) 4821 2122

An accredited member of the Australian Funeral Directors Association and F.D.A. of NSW.

Scott Elliott FERGUSON Death Notice – | Goulburn Post

 


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.

 

Cal
13 October 2021


 

 

 




Ronald Croydon ROGERSON

Ronald Croydon ROGERSON 

AKA  Jock ROGERSON  

Formerly of Scotland, Warilla, Young, Albion Park ( 2020 ), NSW  

 

NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern – Class # 086  

New South Wales Police Force

 

Regd. #  9868

 

Service:  From 27 February 1961   to   14 July 1995  =  34+ years Service 

 

Rank:  Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on 27 February 1961

Probationary Constable- appointed 28 March 1961 ( aged 24 years, 9 months )

Constable – appointed 27 February 1961

Constable 1st Class – appointed 27 February 1967  

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( NO )

Senior Constable – appointed 27 February 1971  

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 14 April 1977

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 31 December 1983

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 7 February 1986

Inspector – appointed ? ? 1990?  ( YES )

Chief Inspector – appointed ? ? ? 

 

Final Rank =  Inspector 

Had a ” broad Scottish accent and warm heart “

” A we bit of shoosh ”

Stations:  Wollongong GDs, South Coast District ( 1967 ), Vice Squad – Wollongong ( 2 December 1964 ), Gaming Squad – 21 Division ( 5 September 1966 ) – Wollongong, Pt Kembla GDs ( 1980s ), Balranald GDs ( 7 December 1976 – 1986 )( O.I.C. )( Sgt 3/c )( 1978, 1979 ),  Albury ( 27 February 1986 – pre Feb 1990 )( Sgt 1/c ), Young ( 31 January 1990 )( Patrol Commander, Inspector )( pre Feb 1990 ) – Retirement ( 1995 )

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = ?

Time in Retirement from Police: ?

 

Awards:  National Medal – granted 6 November 1980 ( Sgt )

1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 8 June 1988 ( SenSgt )

NSW Police Medal & with 4TH CLASP – granted 1 April 2009 ( Retired )

Police Service Medal – granted  27 July 2019 ( Retired )

 

 Born:  Thursday 14 May 1936 in Buckhaven, Scotland

Emigrated to Australia December 1960 – arriving January 1961

Died on:  Tuesday 5 October 2021

during the morning in Port Kembla Hospital, NSW

Age:  85 years, 4 months, 21 days 

 

Cause: Cancer ( type ? )

Event location: Port Kembla Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, NSW 

Event date ?

 

Funeral date:  Wednesday 13 October 2021 @ 2pm

Funeral location:  Lakeside Memorial Park,

230 Kanahooka Rd, Kanahooka, NSW 

LIVE STREAM

( click here to see Cornona19 Virus Pandemic rules – this will be a limited numbers Funeral )

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: Hansen & Cole – 02 42289677 

Buried at: Cremated 

 

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( October 2021 )

 

Ronald Croy ROGERSON - Jock ROGERSON

JOCK 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

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Australian Police YouTube Channel 


 

Condolences to Jock’s three adult daughters – Lorna, Sandra & Ann and their respective families and friends.


Ronald Croy (Jock) ROGERSON

Died: 05/10/2021

Passed away after a short illness with his loving daughters by his side on October 5th 2021, formerly of Young.

Beloved husband of the late Sheila.

Much loved dad and father in law of Lorna & Hans, Sandra & Robbie, Ann & Gerry.

Cherished Grandad Jock to Travis & Jade, Marney & Garth, Cameron & Lauren, Adam & Sarah, Linden & Cait,

and his great grandchildren, Grace, Mason, Ivy, Jesse, Teagan, Blake, Adacy, Knox and Tanner.

Aged 85 Years.

Reunited with Mum.

 

Obituaries, further details etc

A private service will be held on October 13th 2021 commencing at 2pm.

Relatives and friends are invited to view via streaming at the following: www.oneroomstreaming. com/login Event ID: LakesideMP Password: L788JD

Death / Funeral Notice – Ronald Croy Rogerson


 

Young’s first police inspector recognised on Retired Police Day

Young’s first police inspector Ronald (Jock) Rogerson returned to the Young Police Station on Thursday morning to celebrate Retired Police Day.

Inspector Rogerson joined retired senior constable John Piening and retired sergeant John Glossop with members of today’s NSW Police Force at Young’s St John’s Anglican Hall for morning tea.

Inspector Rogerson retired in 1995 after five years as the inspector at Young, and still lives in the community.

Ronald Croy ROGERSON - Jock ROGERSON
Young Police – first police Inspector Ronald (Jock) Rogerson and today’s Young Police Inspector Jacob Reeves.

Senior constable Piening worked in the vehicle examination unit in Sydney, while sergeant Glossop finished his career in the Air Wing Unit based at Bankstown after a number of years in the Police Rescue Squad.

Both senior constable Piening and sergeant Glossop retired to the country and live near Young.

Inspector of Young Police Jacob Reeves presented a Retired Police Day pin to each of the retired officers, along with a trinket recognising their service.

Ronald Croy ROGERSON - Jock ROGERSON
Senior constable Craig Slater with retired Senior Constable John Piening, Retired Inspector Ronald Rogerson, Retired Sergeant John Glossop and probationary constable Klara Novak.

Inspector Rogerson and senior constable Piening received dress uniform insignia representing their respective ranks, while sergeant Glossop was given a silver chinstrap for a sergeant’s hat.

“We all respect our retired officers, it’s not just a throw away line,” Inspector Jacob Reeves said.

“We all have a lot of respect for those who have gone before us.”

Young’s first police inspector recognised on Retired Police Day | The Young Witness | Young, NSW


 

Meals on Wheels send care packs with regular deliveries

Ronald Croy ROGERSON - Jock ROGERSON
Jock Rogerson was all smiles when he received his Care Package last week

 

Young Meals on Wheels volunteers not only delivered regular meals but also care packages to their clients last week.

The packages included toilet paper, Glen 20 disinfectant spray, tissues, hand sanitiser, seniors newspaper and juice.

Boredom buster packs including puzzles and gentle exercise ideas donated by Young Rotary Club, Young Library, Young Witness, Woolworths, NSW Meals and Wheels and RB Australia were also distributed.

Young Meals on Wheels coordinator Jenny Rea thanked those who donated items.

“Thank you to all our generous people who donated,” Jenny said.

Pictured above is one Meals on Wheels client Jock Rogerson who received a care pack in addition to his regular meal, and John Payne from Young Rotary Club.

Meals on Wheels send care packs with regular deliveries | The Young Witness | Young, NSW


 

Ronald Croydon ROGERSON - Jock ROGERSON,

Ronald Croydon ROGERSON - Jock ROGERSON,


 

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.

 

Cal
11 October 2021


 

 

 




Barry James GROVE-JONES

Barry James GROVE-JONES

AKA  BAZ  

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 )

 

( click here to see Cornona19 Virus Pandemic rules – this will be a limited numbers Funeral )

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 James GROVE-JONES, Baz JONES
Member of the NSW Police Band pays tribute to Barry GROVE-JONES

 

Barry James GROVE-JONES, Baz JONES

 

 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

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Australian Police YouTube Channel 


 

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.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/248279559


 

Barry appears to have been a member of the Bankstown PCYC Concert Band.


Redfern - 1966: NSW Police Band at Redfern Police Academy – March 1966 (click to enlarge) FRONT ROW: L – R: Lindsay Chate, Fred Gregory, Ron Webb, Bill Brown, George Jackson, Lofty Sharp, Arthur Wilson, Rex Waddington, Bruce Constable. 2nd ROW L – R: Max Gruggen, Peter Williams, Harry Salter, Graeme Bates, Bill Martin, Ken Mills, Bill Lewis, Barry Grove-Jones, Max Hammond, Gordon Crompton, Ron Cawthray. 3rd ROW L – R: Ben Acton, Jack Nicholson, Darcy Hay, Jack Williams, Mason Brockie, Neville Trevelyan, Alf Ewards, Dennis Williams, Alan Hines, John Corbett, Ron Morris. 4th ROW L – R: Lloyd Turnbull, Les Lambert, Hugh Barnwell, Alan Gallagher, Bill Halford, Bill Beaver, Don Lewis
NSW Police Band at Redfern Police Academy – March 1966  FRONT ROW: L – R: Lindsay Chate, Fred Gregory, Ron Webb, Bill Brown, George Jackson, Lofty Sharp, Arthur Wilson, Rex Waddington, Bruce Constable. 2nd ROW L – R: Max Gruggen, Peter Williams, Harry Salter, Graeme Bates, Bill Martin, Ken Mills, Bill Lewis, Barry Grove-Jones, Max Hammond, Gordon Crompton, Ron Cawthray. 3rd ROW L – R: Ben Acton, Jack Nicholson, Darcy Hay, Jack Williams, Mason Brockie, Neville Trevelyan, Alf Ewards, Dennis Williams, Alan Hines, John Corbett, Ron Morris. 4th ROW L – R: Lloyd Turnbull, Les Lambert, Hugh Barnwell, Alan Gallagher, Bill Halford, Bill Beaver, Don Lewis

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

The New Era | Australian Police


 

Redfern - 1966: NSW Police Band at Redfern Police Academy – March 1966 (click to enlarge) FRONT ROW: L – R: Lindsay Chate, Fred Gregory, Ron Webb, Bill Brown, George Jackson, Lofty Sharp, Arthur Wilson, Rex Waddington, Bruce Constable. 2nd ROW L – R: Max Gruggen, Peter Williams, Harry Salter, Graeme Bates, Bill Martin, Ken Mills, Bill Lewis, Barry Grove-Jones, Max Hammond, Gordon Crompton, Ron Cawthray. 3rd ROW L – R: Ben Acton, Jack Nicholson, Darcy Hay, Jack Williams, Mason Brockie, Neville Trevelyan, Alf Ewards, Dennis Williams, Alan Hines, John Corbett, Ron Morris. 4th ROW L – R: Lloyd Turnbull, Les Lambert, Hugh Barnwell, Alan Gallagher, Bill Halford, Bill Beaver, Don Lewis
NSW Police Band at Redfern Police Academy – March 1966  FRONT ROW: L – R :   Lindsay Chate, Fred Gregory, Ron Webb, Bill Brown, George Jackson, Lofty Sharp, Arthur Wilson, Rex Waddington, Bruce Constable. 2nd ROW L – R:   Max Gruggen, Peter Williams, Harry Salter, Graeme Bates, Bill Martin, Ken Mills, Bill Lewis, Barry Grove-Jones, Max Hammond, Gordon Crompton, Ron Cawthray. 3rd ROW L – R: Ben Acton, Jack Nicholson, Darcy Hay, Jack Williams, Mason Brockie, Neville Trevelyan, Alf Ewards, Dennis  Williams, Alan Hines, John Corbett, Ron Morris. 4th ROW L – R: Lloyd Turnbull, Les Lambert, Hugh Barnwell, Alan Gallagher, Bill Halford, Bill Beaver, Don Lewis

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Barry Grove – Jones
Conducting Results

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

Barry Grove – Jones – Person – Brass Band Results


 

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
Simply Australian

Shirley GROVE-JONES Death Notice – Sydney, New South Wales | Sydney Morning Herald


 

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.

 

Cal
 29 September 2021


 

 

 




Charles Percy Lloyd BEBB

Charles Percy Lloyd BEBB

AKA Percy BEBB  

Late of 5 Waratah St, Arncliffe, NSW  

 

NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern  / Police Training College – Penrith –  Class #  ? ? ? 

 

New South Wales Police Force

 

Regd. #  ‘Q 8794

For the purposes of this website ‘Q‘ represents those Police joining between 1 March 1862 ( commencement of NSWPF ) – 23 February 1915 ( Commencement of NSWPF current numbering system )  

 

Service:  From ? ? 1908   to   21 October 1934  26 years, 7 months, 14 days Service NOT including Academy time

 

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

Probationary Constable- appointed 7 March 1908

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( NO )

Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? 

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

 

Final Rank =  Sergeant 1st Class

 

Stations: George St North Police Stn ( 1908 ), Water Police, Traffic Branch, Water Police ( 2nd time ), Redfern ( 7 Division ), St George ( Licencing Officer ), North Sydney ( Special Duty ) – ( Metropolitan Police Force ) – Death

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = 48

Time in Retirement from Police:  NIL

 

Awards:  No Find on the Australian Honours system

Certificate of Merit by the Royal Humane Society, NSW – Actions involving a drowning rescue at Bronte, NSW, on 11 November 1911

 

 Born? ? 1886, NSW

Died on:  Sunday  21 October 1934 

Age:  48

 

Cause:  Peritonitis stemming from appendicitis operation 10 days earlier.

Event location:  North Sydney Hospital, NSW 

Event date ?

 

Funeral date:  Tuesday  23 October 1934 

Funeral location:  St David’s Church, Arncliffe, NSW 

Funeral Parlour: W. N. BULL, King St, Newtown, NSW ( Undertakers )

Buried at: Cremated – Woronora Crematorium, Sutherland, NSW

Ashes:  Crematorium Chapel Area – Family Rose Garden 3 – 0004

 

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( August 2021 )

 

  PERCY IS NOT mentioned on the Sydney Police Centre Memorial Wall, Surry Hills


 

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PLEASE SEND PHOTOS AND INFORMATION TO Cal


 

May they forever Rest In Peace

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5 Waratah St, Arncliffe, NSW
the address the family lived in.

 

 


 

Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1871 – 1912),

Wednesday 20 October 1909, page 61

MARRIAGE:

BEBB — GARDEN.— September 15, at St. John’s, Glebe Point, by the Rev. S. S. Tovey, B.A., Charles Percy Lloyd Bebb to Maggie Garden ( DOB: 25 Nov 1888 ).

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/165736673

 


 

Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954),

Saturday 29 October 1910, page 12

BIRTHS

 

BEBB. – October 24, at Limplev Stoke, Denison street, Waverley, the wife of Charles Percy Lloyd Bebb – a daughter.  ( No christian name given )

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/15176406


 

Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 – 1931),

Monday 13 November 1911, page 10

SURF BATHING PERILS.

 

POLICEMEN TO THE RESCUE.

Sydney. November 12.

At Bronte Beach yesterday a railway employee named Warrs got into trouble, and was carried outside the breakers.

Several police constables who were out for a swim and were dressing, went to the rescue.

Constable Conley tried to get out, but returned in an exhausted condition.

Then Constable Bebb made an attempt and reached Warrs, whom he got ashore after a hard fight.

Warrs was unconscious, but recovered under treatment.

13 Nov 1911 – SURF BATHING PERILS. – Trove


 

Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 – 1954),

Monday 19 August 1912, page 11

SCROLL OF THE BRAVE AUSTRALIAN HEROES.

KING OF ITALY’S APPRECIATION.

ROYAL SHIPWRECK RELIEF SOCIETY’S AWARDS.

The Royal Shipwreck Relief and Humane Society’s 35th annual meeting and distribution of awards for acts of bravery will take place at the Sydney Town Hall on the evening of the 26th inst.

The list of those who are to receive either medals or certificates is comprised solely of Australians who have risked their lives in saving others. On this occasion five Australian mariners are to be presented with silver medals from the King of Italy for an act of bravery in rescuing men, women, and children at Messina at the time that, city was destroyed by earthquake. Another Australian is to receive a bronze medal and certificate from Lloyds, London, and a silver medal and certificate from the South Holland lifeboat institution. The acts of bravery performed by the following have been recognised, and each will receive the society’s award at the annual meeting.

 

CONSTABLE CHARLES PERCY LLOYD BEBB.

On November 11, 1911, while bathing in the surf at Bronte a man named Maurice Maher became cramped and perfectly helpless a considerable distance from the beach, and was rapidly being carried further out. He shouted for assistance, and Constable Bebb swam out, partially dressed, with the line, which he lost in the breakers. He, however, swam on and reached Maher, and with the assistance of Constable Conley, who had also swam out, he was safely got to the shore.

Awarded certificate of merit.

( Conley isn’t mentioned as receiving an Award )

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/228829572

 


 

New South Wales Police Gazette and Weekly Record of Crime (Sydney : 1860 – 1930),

Wednesday 30 May 1928 (No.22), page 348

Watches and Jewellery Reported Stolen, Missing, Etc.

 

Date:  22 May 1928:

Owner:  Charles Percy Lloyd Bebb, 5 Waratah St, Arncliffe, NSW

Description:  A gold fine curb link albert, with a gold shield shaped medal, inscribed ” St. Patrick’s Day Tug of War, C.P.L. Bebb “.  A gold shield shaped meal, inscribed ” Two races, C.P.L. Bebb “.  A bronze medallion for life saving, inscribed ” Awarded to C.P.L. Bebb ” attached.

Reference:  973

30 May 1928 – Watches and Jewellery Reported Stolen, Missing, Etc. – Trove


 

Propeller (Hurstville, NSW : 1911 – 1954),

Thursday 25 October 1934, page 4

DEATH OF SERGEANT BEBB.

Sergeant Charles Percy Bebb, of Waratah Street, Arncliffe, one of the most popular members of the metropolitan police force, died last Sunday at the North Sydney Hospital, aged 48 years.

A week previously he was operated upon for appendicitis, but peritonitis developed and he did, not rally.

Sergeant Bebb was only recently promoted to first-class rank.

As a member of the water police he saved many from drowning and by kindly care and aid prevented many distressed persons taking their lives.

During the deceased’s connection with the force he had been associated with nearly every branch of the service.

Starting at George Street North, he later joined the Water Police, and was familiar with every point of the harbour.

Then to the Traffic Branch, where he was well-known in connection with the issue of licenses and vehicle registration.

Back later to the Water Police figuring prominently in many of the unfortunate bridge tragedies.

Still, later as officer to Redfern division, and latterly to St. George as licensing officer.

At the time of his sudden illness he was on special duty at North Sydney.

The deceased, who is survived by a wife and two daughters, was Vice-President of St. David’s Church of England Men’s Society, Arncliffe, and also treasurer, synodsman, and parish Councillor of the church.

He was also a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge.

The funeral services at St. David’s, Church, Arncliffe, and at the Woronora Crematorium, on Tuesday, were largely attended.

Inspector ( George Gilbert ) Fergusson ( # ‘Q‘ 8769 ) represented the Commissioner of Police, and Inspector ( Henry ) Chinner ( # ‘Q‘ 7932 ) the metropolitan superintendent.

The police band and 80 policemen in uniform were present.

Inspector Jones, of Kogarah, was in charge of arrangements, and was assisted by Sergeant Redding.

The large gathering present included many ex-policemen and colleagues and friends.

The services were conducted by the Rector, Rev. Pitt-Owen, assisted by the Rev, W. J. Siddens.

The chief mourners were Mrs. M. Bebb (wife), and two daughters, Mr. J. Harold Bebb (brother), and Mrs. Bebb, Mrs. S. R. White (mother), Mr. and Mrs. Hendren (sister) of Lithgow, Mr. John Bebb, Mr. S. R. White, Mr. A. Wray, Mr. H. H. Youngman (uncles), and their wives.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/235356581


 

Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954),

Saturday 17 November 1934, page 16

 

RETURN THANKS.

The WIFE and FAMILY of the late CHARLES PERCY LLOYD BEBB, of Arncliffe, wish to return THANKS to the many kind friends and relatives for letters, cards, and floral tributes in their

recent sad bereavement.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/17113293


 

The Sydney Morning Herald

Monday  21 October 1935  p 8

 

IN MEMORIAM.

BEBB.- In loving memory of Charles Percy Lloyd Bebb, who deported this life October 21, 1934,

God has him in His keeping, We have him In our hearts.

Inserted by his loving wife, and daughters, Maggie

and Esther.

BEBB.- In loving memory of Percy, who departed

this life October 21, 1934.

A memory of his loving, kind ways Shall linger with us all our days. By Mrs. Garden, daughters, John.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/27994424

 


The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954)

Wed 21 Oct 1936

Page 14

 

BEBB.- In loving memory of Charles Percy Lloyd Bebb, who departed this lite October 21, 1934.
From the ground there blossoms red
Life that shall endless be.
Inserted by his loving wile and daughters, Maggie and Esther.
BEBB.- In loving memory of Percy, who passed
away October 21, 1934.
Always remembered.

Mrs. Garden, daughters, John.

 

 


 

Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954),

Thursday 21 October 1937, page 10

 

BEBB – In loving memory of Charles Percy Lloyd Bebb, who departed this life October 21 1934

Our hearts remember.

Inserted by his loving wife and daughters, Maggie and Esther.

BEBB – in loving memory of Percy Bebb who passed away October 21 1934.

Dearly loved and ever remembered Mrs Gordon daughters and John

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/17407005


 

Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954),

Friday 21 October 1938, page 10

IN MEMORIAM

BEBB. — In loving memory of Charles Percy Lloyd Bebb who departed this life October 21 1934. Always remembered. — Inserted by his loving wife and daughters Maggie and Esther.

BEBB. — In loving memory of Percy who passed away October 21, 1934.

Not Just today, But every day,

In silence we remember.

— Inserted by Mrs. Garden, daughters and John.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/17530125


 

These postcards came from old albums owned by Charles Percy Lloyd Bebb (known as Percy) and Maggie Gardner.

Percy was born in 1886 to parents Joel and Esther (nee Harrold); Maggie was born in 1888 to John and Sarah (nee Isaac).

Their families lived in Glebe; they both attended St John’s Church there.

Both were given their albums by their parents – Percy on his 20th birthday in 1886.

The cards date from the beginning of their friendship in 1904, continue through their courtship until their marriage in 1909; after that, they are mostly Greeting types for birthday and Christmas.

They follow Percy’s path from Glebe Fire Brigade to CSR at Broadwater Richmond River and finally to NSW Police Force.

Mostly these cards date from 1904 to around 1910. A lot are between Maggie and Percy – in their courtship they seem to have written very frequently. A lot of the messages are concerned with their own and the other’s health – perhaps there was nothing else to write about. Or fishing; both families seemed to be very keen fishing people.

Unfortunately a lot of these cards are age spotted from being stored in the old albums with porous green paper; or damaged through posting or handling.

While I have discarded the worst ones, some that otherwise seem historic or attractive I have retained, hoping they will still be appealing to someone. So please let the photos been your guide as to description. Always happy to combine.


NSWPF No 8794, Charles Percy Lloyd Bebb joined the NSW Police Force 7 March 1908. He had achieved the rank of Sergeant when he died 21 October 1934.

Constable Charles Percy Lloyd Bebb was awarded a Certificate of Merit by the Royal Humane Society of NSW for actions involving a drowning rescue at Bronte on the 11th November 1911.

From a newspaper report  of 25 April 1932 he is mentioned as trying to revive a man who had jumped from the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Unfortunately he was already dead when his body was retrieved from the water.

He was probably stationed first at NSW Mounted Police Barracks Bourke St Redfern, then at Central Police Barracks Liverpool St, and later was stationed at Newcastle and West Maitland (1917).

2 REAL PHOTOS NSW MOUNTED POLICE BARRACKS BOURKE ST REDFERN c1908 #10

One shows the front façade of the Police Barracks, the other has several small vignettes showing Mounted Police on horseback, undergoing training, in formation etc. One is dated 18.3.08. As Percy only joined the Police Force 7 March 1908, it is possible this was his first posting. Both photos are faded.

2 REAL PHOTOS NSW MOUNTED POLICE BARRACKS BOURKE ST REDFERN c1908 #10 | eBay   ( Ebay – 29 August 2021.  Seller:  siddieswans )

 

Redfern Police Academy 1908

Redfern Police Academy 1908

Redfern Police Academy 1908

 

Redfern Police Academy 1908


 

Charles BEBB died 21 October 1934

Esther Jane BEBB  Born:  9 July 1912, Died 21 November 2001 ( Aged:  89 years, 4 months, 12 days )

Maggie BEBB   Born:  25 November 1888, Died 29 November 1973 ( Aged:  85 years, 4 days )( This was Charles’ wife.  Seems that one of the daughters was also named Maggie )

All are cremated with the Ashes of all being in the same niche’ at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW.


 

 

 

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.

 

Cal
29 Aug 2021


 

 




Timothy STARR

Timothy STARR

AKA 

Late of Marrickville, NSW  

 

Police Training Centre – Redfern  / Police Training College – Penrith / Belmore Barracks  Class #  ? ? ? 

 

New South Wales Police Force

 

Service 1: Regd. #  ‘Q‘ 4668

Service 2:  Rejoinee # ‘Q‘ 5025

For the purposes of this website ‘Q‘ represents those Police joining between 1 March 1862 ( commencement of NSWPF ) – 23 February 1915 ( Commencement of NSWPF current numbering system ) 

 

Service 1:  From 20 March 1884   to   ? ? ? ? years Service 

Service 2:  From 16 September 1885   to   6 October 1905  =  20+ years Service 

 

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

Probationary Constable- appointed 16 September 1885

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( NO )

Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? 

 

Final Rank =  Senior Constable 

 

Service 1:  Stations?,

Service 2:  Stations:  Darlinghurst ( 3 Division ), Paddington, Marrickville ( 1902 – Death )

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = 46

Time in Retirement from Police: 0

 

Awards:  No Find on the Australian Honours system

 

 Born? ? 1859 – Killaloe, County Clare, Ireland

Emigrated to Australia around  1879

Died on:  Friday  6 October 1905 @ 8.15am

Age:  46

 

Cause:  Influenza leading to Pneumonia

“contracted through a chill he received whilst recovering the body of one of the boys who drowned in a waterhole at Marrickville on 23 September 1905

 

Event location:  Lewisham Hospital, NSW 

Event date:  from 23 September 1905 – 6 October 1905  =   ( 10 days )

Admitted to Hospital on the 2 October 1905

 

Funeral date:  Saturday 7 October 1905 during the p.m.

Funeral location:  St Bridge’s, Marrickville, NSW 

Funeral Parlour: ?

Timothy STARR, Tim STARR
Photos courtesy of Kevin Banister ( NSWPF # 16382 ) on 5 May 2021

Timothy STARR, Tim STARR

Timothy STARR, Tim STARR

Timothy STARR, Tim STARR

Buried at: Waverley Cemetery, Waverley, NSW

Grave location:  W – 17 – RC – OR – 2426

GPS:  -33.909414586229474      151.26854558981438

 

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( August 2021 )

 

 

TIMOTHY is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance  * BUT SHOULD BE ( Aug 2021 )


 

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Catholic Press (Sydney, NSW : 1895 – 1942),

Thursday 12 October 1905, page 13

OBITUARY.

SENIOR-CONSTABLE STARR.

Senior-Constable Timothy Starr, of the Marrickville Police Station, died in Lewisham Hospital on Friday from pneumonia, contracted through a chill he received while recovering the body of one of the boys who was drowned in a waterhole at Marrickville on September 23 last.

Deceased was a strict Catholic, the last rites of the Church being administered to him by the Very Rev. Father Frederick, C.P., who also visited him during his illness.

The late Senior-Constable Starr was a native of the County Clare, Ireland, and was 46 years of age.

He came to Australia about 26 years ago, and had just completed 20 years’ service in the police force.

He was first appointed to No. 3 Station, and subsequently to Paddington, where he was promoted to the rank of Senior-Constable.

Three years ago he was transferred to Marrickville.

Deceased was a popular officer, and was much respected and esteemed by the residents of the districts in which he had done duty.

He was a man of sterling character, and had the confidence of his superiors.

His wife predeceased him three years ago, and he has left one child — a little girl about six years old.

A Mass for the repose of the soul was celebrated in St. Brigid’s, Marrickville, by the Very Rev. Father Frederick, C.P., on Saturday morning.

The funeral left the church in the afternoon for the Waverley Cemetery, and after the Last Absolutions had been pronounced the coffin was carried to the hearse by four of the deceased’s comrades, the ‘ Dead March ‘ being played on the organ meanwhile.

Over 100 members of the Metropolitan Police Force, under Inspector McIntosh, marched in front of the hearse, which was also preceded by the Very Rev. Fathers Frederick, C.P., and P. B. Kennedy, O.F.M., who officiated at the grave.

The cortege was headed by the Police Band, under Senior-Constables Mankey and Hamilton, which rendered the customary funeral music.

The attendance at the funeral was very large, the crowd that gathered around St. Brigid’s Church being a very big one.

Father Frederick preached the panegyric at the grave.

Amongst those present were Senior Sergeants Griffiths ( Ashfield ) and Parkinson ( No. 1 Police Station ), Senior-Constables Orr ( North Sydney ), Graham ( Paddington ) and Phelan, and Constable Thomas Moloney ( No. 3 Station ), one of deceased’s oldest and most trusted friends.

R I. P.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/104903958


 

Australian Star (Sydney, NSW : 1887 – 1909),

Friday 6 October 1905, page 2

DEATH OF SENIOR CONSTABLE STARR.

The death occurred in the Lewisham Hospital today of Senior-constable Timothy Starr, of the Marrickville police.

The deceased officer contracted influenza about ten days ago, and about four days later pneumonia set in.

He was admitted to the hospital on the 2nd instant, and lingered until a quarter past 8 this morning.

Senior constable Starr had been a member of the police force for about 20 years, and for the last four years had been stationed at Marrickville.

Prior to this he was attached to No. 3 Division.

He was about 45 years of age, was a widower, and leaves one child, a girl of 6 years of age.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/228725618


 

The Daily Telegraph

Saturday 7 October 1905

STARR.—The Friends of Senior-constable TIMOTHY STARR are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral ; to leave St. Brigid’s R.C. Church, Marrickville, on THIS SATURDAY, at 1.30, for Waverley Cemetery.
W. J. DIXON CO., 120 Oxford-street; 183 George-street West.
STARR. — The Friends of Messrs. MICHAEL and THOMAS MOLONEY are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their late friend, Senior-constable Timothy Starr; to leave St. Brigid’s Church, Marrickville, on THIS SATURDAY, at 1.30, for Waverley Cemetery.
W. J. DIXON CO., 120 Oxford-street, City.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/237690151

 


 

Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 – 1931),

Friday 13 October 1899, page 3

THE CONSTABLE AND DOG.

John Docksay, of Annandale-street, Darling Point, is the owner of a handsome retriever dog.

On the evening of October 11 Constable Timothy Starr happened to be in the neighborhood of the place mentioned, and the animal, without preliminary warning or ultimatum of any kind, bit him in the shin, not, however, in such a way as to prevent him from discharging his duty.

At the Paddington Police Court yesterday Docksay was proceeded against for keeping a dog that endangered Constable Starr‘s limbs.

The defendant could not account for the animal’s foolish behavior, though he held the opinion that it only desired to play with the constable on the occasion referred to.

He was, however, ordered to pay £2, with 4s,10d costs, in default levy and distress.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/113692868


 

Whilst at Waverley, today, 5/5/2021, I paid my respects to –
SENIOR CONSTABLE TIMOTHY STARR
Marrickville Police – Pneumonia – 6 October, 1905
Resting Place – Waverley Cemetery, Waverley
On 23 September, 1905 the constable was on duty assisting with the recovery of the bodies of two brothers, Richmond Augustus Kirkland (12) and George Nelson Kirkland (14) who had been drowned while fishing in a waterhole at Daley’s Brickworks in Marrickville, when he caught a severe chill.
He ( STARR ) was taken to Lewisham Hospital where it was found that his condition had deteriorated to pneumonia, and he passed away on 6 October.
The Catholic Press of 12 October, 1905 reported on the constables death.
“SENIOR CONSTABLE STARR.
Senior-Constable Timothy Starr, of the Marrickville Police Station, died in Lewisham Hospital on Friday from pneumonia, contracted through a chill he received while recovering the body of one of the boys who was drowned in a waterhole at Marrickville on September 23 last.
Deceased was a strict Catholic, the last rites of the Church being administered to him by the Very Rev. Father Frederick, C.P., who also visited him during his illness.
The late Senior-Constable Starr was a native of the County Clare, Ireland, and was 46 years of age. He came to Australia about 26 years ago, and had just completed 20 years service in the police force.
He was first appointed to No. 3 Station, and subsequently to Paddington, where he was promoted to the rank of Senior-Constable.
Three years ago he was transferred to Marrickville.
Deceased was a popular officer, and was much respected and esteemed by the residents of the districts in which he had done duty. He was a man of sterling character, and had the confidence of his superiors.
His wife predeceased him three years ago, and he has left one child — a little girl about six years old.”
The constable was born in Killaloe, Ireland in 1859 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 16 September, 1885. At the time of his death he was stationed at Marrickville. His death was recorded in the New South Wales Police Gazette of 27 December, 1905. He is not listed in the official New South Wales Police Honour Roll.
With thanks to Danny Webster for his story.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 – 1931),

Monday 16 October 1899, page 4

RUSHCUTTER’S BAY SENSATION

A MAN AND A REVOLVER. EXTRAORDINARY BEHAVIOR. TWO LIVES IN DANGER EFFECTS OF THE WAR FEVER.

Many of the residents of Rushcutter’s Bay, in the neighborhood of the power-house, were startled on Saturday night last by the unusual sound of arms being discharged in that quiet neighborhood. The facts in connection with the occurrence go to show that what might have been very grave consequences were escaped by sheer good luck, two lives having been seriously endangered.

It appears that at about 10.25 p.m., Mr. Benjamin Bernard, a resident of Elizabeth-street, Paddington, and engaged in business at 89½ King-street, Sydney, was walking along Bayswater-road, on his way home by that route. He passed the power house, and reached that open portion of the road opposite Rushcutter’s Bay Reserve. As he neared the hoarding on the right hand side of the road, he saw a man under the lamp post flourishing a revolver, and just when he got within a few yards of him the weapon was discharged in the direction of the reserve.

Mr. Bernard at once remonstrated angrily with the man upon the recklessness of his conduct, and gave him a strong warning not to repeat it, and then proceeded on his journey.

When he had gone 50 or 100 yards, he met Constable Timothy Starr, to whom he related the occurrence, saying that he thought, there was a man running amuck farther down.

The constable proceeded towards the power house, and after he had gone a few moments it occurred to Mr. Bernard that he had better go back, in case his assistance might be required.

He accordingly turned, and crossed over the road towards the Bayswater-road Hotel. As he stepped on the footpath he found himself face to face with the man, who evidently had escaped the constable.

The man instantly raised his revolver, and discharged it at Mr. Bernard’s head.

Mr. Bernard had seen the danger, and ducked to one side, and the bullet whizzed past over his shoulder. The man then passed on, leaving Mr. Bernard for the moment dazed. The latter’s blood, however, was now up, and he determined to close with the man, and for that purpose prepared to rush on him unawares.

Just then Constable Starr, who had heard the shot, flew past in the direction of the man, and immediately got close to him. The man thereupon turned round, and levelled his revolver at the constable. The latter almost instinctively raised up his cloak to ward off, as well as it could, the bullet which he was certain was coming. The trigger was heard being drawn, and the leaden messenger was awaited, but providentially it did not come.

The revolver would not work for just that instant, and before the man could do anything both the constable and Mr. Bernard were upon him, and had him soon pinned to the ground.

Starr quickly took the revolver out of his hand ; but had hardly got hold of it when it went off — fortunately in a safe direction.

The man was then taken to the Paddington Station, where he gave the name of Charles Willis, 29, groom, an Englishman, and said to be in the employ of Mr. McGrath, livery stable proprietor, Castlereagh street, Sydney.

On the way to the station his captors asked him for some explanation of his conduct, but he did not appear to be very coherent, or to quite understand his position.

He talked about being in the Transvaal, and being stuck up by the Boers, whom he had accordingly fired at.

In reply to the constable he also stated that he remembered having ” three rums ” that night, and was not quite sure how he got as far as Rushcutter’s Bay, since he resided in Sydney.

At the Paddington Police Court to-day, before Mr. Isaacs, S.M., Willis was charged with maliciously shooting at Benjamin Bernard, with intent to do grievous bodily harm, and a remand being asked for by the police, the case was adjourned till Thursday next.

The accused is a small man, of rather depressed appearance. There was nothing about him that would suggest him as a formidable opponent for the Boers. His memory of the events of Saturday night is very confused, and he can give no coherent account of the proceedings on that occasion.

The revolver is an old one, and bears on it the imprint, ” Presse, Laloux, and Cie, Liege. ”

Three discharged cartridges were found in it, and one undischarged.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/113696880

 

 


 

The Evening News ( Sydney )

Tuesday  5 August 1890  p7

James Ryan, 24, laborer, was sentenced to one month’s imprisonment, with hard labor, for assaulting Constable Timothy Starr in the execution of his duty.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/113332494


 

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.

 

Cal
 28 Aug 2021


 

 

 




Dennis James BASS

Dennis James BASS

AKA  Sam BASS

Late of Nelson Bay, NSW  

 

NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern – Class #  105 

 

NSW Police Cadet # 1923

 

New South Wales Police Force

 

Regd. #  11765

 

Service:  From 24 February 1964   to   ? ? 1985 ( Resigned ) ? years Service 

 

Rank:  Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy, as Police Cadet, on Monday 24 February 1964 ( aged 17 years, 2 months, 15 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed 9 December 1965 ( aged 19 years )

Constable – appointed 9 December 1966

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( YES )

Senior Constable – appointed 9 December 1974  

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Does NOT Appear in the 1985 ‘ Stud Book ‘

 

Final Rank =  Detective Sergeant ?/Class 

 

Stations?, Bankstown ( 19 Division )( about 18 months ), South District ( 1968 ), ‘ D ‘ District ( 1969 ), Crookwell ( GDs ), Brewarrina ( 3 years ), Liverpool ( 22 Division )( ‘A’ List )( old Police Stn in Moore St ), 21 Division ( about 1972 ), Ashfield Detectives, Petersham Detective, Vice Squad – C.I.B., Randwick Detective – Resignation ( 1985 )

After resigning, he worked for the Egg Corporation and later as a Manager of a Country Club.

Retirement / Leaving age: = ?

Time in Retirement from Police: ?

 

Awards:  National Medal – granted 15 April 1981 ( Det SenCon )

 

 Born:  Monday  9 December 1946 

Died on:  Sunday 22 August 2021 

Age:  74 years, 8 months, 13 days 

 

Cause: Depression – Suicide – Hanging

Event location: Home, Nelson Bay, NSW

Event date:  Sunday 22 August 2021 

 

Funeral date? ? ? TBA

Funeral location? TBA

( click here to see Cornona19 Virus Pandemic rules – this will be a limited numbers Funeral )

 

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: France Family Funerals, Nelson Bay, NSW  02 4981 4488

Buried at: Cremated.  Ashes to be scattered at Shoal Bay, NSW

 

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( August 2021 )

 

Dennis James BASS, Dennis BASS, Sam BASS

DENNIS 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

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Australian Police YouTube Channel 


 

Dennis James BASS, Dennis BASS, Sam BASS

Vice Squad, Dennis BASS, Sam BASS

 

Dave DURANT, Frank BROWN, Sam BASS ( Dennis BASS ), Keith BYRNES, Noel PARKINSON, John CLARKE
( L – R )
Dave DURANT, Frank BROWN, Sam BASS, Keith BYRNES, Noel PARKINSON, John CLARKE

 

In 2014 this group celebrated their 50th anniversary although no longer teenagers and perhaps not so handsome. The photo is of the 50th anniversary. Back row left to right: Phil Martin, Neil Anderson, Geoff Towner, Maurie Green, Greg Parker, Ron Nunn and Col Irwin. Front row left to right: Geoff Wormleaton, Clive Steirn, Warren Chambers, Rudy Hereth and Sam Bass. *** Local Caption *** ( L - R ) In 2014 this group celebrated their 50th anniversary although no longer teenagers and perhaps not so handsome. The photo is of the 50th anniversary. Back row left to right: Phil Martin, Neil Anderson, Geoff Towner, Maurie Green, Greg Parker, Ron Nunn and Col Irwin. Front row left to right: Geoff Wormleaton, Clive Steirn, Warren Chambers, Rudy Hereth and Sam Bass.
In 2014 this group, from Class 105,  celebrated their 50th anniversary although no longer teenagers and perhaps not so handsome. The photo is of the 50th anniversary.
Back row left to right:
Phil Martin, Neil Anderson, Geoff Towner, Maurie Green, Greg Parker, Ron Nunn and Col Irwin.
Front row left to right:
Geoff Wormleaton, Clive Steirn, Warren Chambers, Rudy Hereth and Sam Bass.

 

Dennis James BASS, Dennis BASS, Sam BASS

Dennis James BASS, Dennis BASS, Sam BASS

 

Class 105 - December 1965, Redfern Police Academy
Class 105 of December 1965
Redfern Police Academy

 

 


NSW Cadets Social Group ( FB )
24 August 2021
Hi everyone,
Sam Bass was my father. I just wanted to make a quick post to let everyone know of his passing and how much this group meant to him.
Last Sunday dad lost a battle he had been fighting and took his own life.
Anyone that knew Dad knew him as a lovable goofball with a giant heart that would give you the shirt of his own back.
Unfortunately, now one of the most beautiful and helpful human beings I’ve had the pleasure of knowing didn’t reach out for help when he needed it most.
My sister and I both served, and along with everyone in this group I’m sure we’ve all had more than our fair share of Friends lost to mental illness. I can tell you nothing I’ve experienced yet hits you quite like when it’s your father.
It’s ok to not be ok.
Please, please, please ask your mates how they’re doing, know YOU ARE NOT ALONE, and reach out to someone when you need.
Given the current circumstances we won’t be holding a funeral as such. Rather Sam will be cremated and once life is a bit less COVID crazy we scatter his ashes in Shoal Bay some time next year. Anyone is welcome.
Thanks to everyone in this group for allowing me to post and know that he loved you all and was on here multiple times a day.
Please feel free to send me a message on here if you feel you need and I’ll let everyone know more about the final goodbye when we do.
Regards
Mike Bass

 

BASS
Dennis James

BASS, Dennis James Of Nelson Bay
22 August 2021. Aged 74 years.

Beloved husband of Julie.

Dearly loved father of his children and

cherished poppy of his grandchildren.

”Missing You Every Day”

Dennis James BASS Death Notice – | Port Stephens Examiner


 

 

 




Dennis William WARDROBE

Dennis William WARDROBE

AKA 

Late of Shoalhaven, NSW  

Father to Senior Communications Officer Jeanette WARDROBE ( VICKERY ) # 7822676

Father-In-Law to Special Constable Neale VICKERY # 9334460

 

NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern  Class #  81A  

New South Wales Police Force

 

Uniform # 3280

Regd. #  9456  

 

Service:  From 7 September 1959   to   ? ? ? ? years Service 

 

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

Probationary Constable- appointed Monday 2 November 1959 ( aged 23 years, 6 months, 11 days )

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed 2 November 1965  

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( YES )

Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? 

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 3 February 1975

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 31 March 1985

Inspector – appointed ? ? ? 

Chief Inspector – appointed ? ? ? 

Superintendent – appointed ? ? ? 

Chief Superintendent – appointed ? ? ?

 

Final Rank?

 

Stations:  Phillip St ( ProCst )( 4 Division ), Kandos, Trundle, Scientific ( Hand Writing Specialist for 17 years ), Bankstown ( 19 Division ), Bass Hill ( 19 Division ), Revesby ( 19 Division ), Redfern ( 7 Division ) – Retirement

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = ?

Time in Retirement from Police: ?

 

Awards:  National Medal – granted 15 September 1980 ( Det Sgt 3/c )

1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 10 September 1986 ( Sgt 1/c )

2nd Clasp to National Medal – granted 10 September 1986 ( Sgt 1/c )

 

 Born:  Wednesday 22 April 1936 

Died on:  Monday 23 August 2021 ( early a.m. )

Age:  85 years, 4 months, 1 day 

 

Cause:  Cancer – Lung 

Event location:  Shoalhaven Hospital, Nowra, NSW 

Event date ?

 

Funeral date? ? ?

Funeral location? 

( click here to see Cornona19 Virus Pandemic rules – this will be a limited numbers Funeral )

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 ( August 2021 )

Denis William WARDROBE, Denis WARDROBE

 

 DENIS is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance * NOT JOB RELATED


 

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

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Denis William WARDROBE, Denis WARDROBE

Denis William WARDROBE, Denis WARDROBE

Denis William WARDROBE, Denis WARDROBE
C.I.B. Centenary  1879 – 1979  page 38    As at 1 December, 1979, there were 83 detec­tive and plainclothes police performing scientific investigation duty in New South Wales, the majority in an operational capacity. These officers perform a vital function in bringing the physical features of the crime scene to the courtroom and in keeping the general field detective in touch with the latest trends in forensic science. further expansion lies ahead.  There is no doubt that the criminal justice process will continue to rely heavily on the expert treatment and modern presentation of physical evidence as provided by this section.

 

 

Denis William WARDROBE, Denis WARDROBE, Jeanette WARDROBE, Jeanette VICKERY,

Denis William WARDROBE, Denis WARDROBE


 

Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 – 1995),

Tuesday 29 July 1980, page 7

 

Signature spurious, witness says

 

SYDNEY: A second handwriting witness gave evidence in the District Criminal Court yesterday at the trial of Mr Ian Sinclair, a former Cabinet Minister, that signatures on the 1975 annual returns of three funeral companies were spurious.

Mr James Buglio, of Balgowlah Heights, told the court there were 15 gross dissimilarities between the genuine signature of Mr George M. Sinclair and those on the annual company returns.

Mr George Sinclair was auditor and financial controller of the three funeral companies and the father of Mr Ian Sinclair. He died in January, 1976.

Mr Ian Sinclair has pleaded not guilty to three charges of forging and three of uttering, each with intent to defraud, and three of making false statements in the annual returns.

The funeral companies are Allan Walsh (Hornsby) Pty Ltd, Allan Walsh Pty Ltd of Chatswood and G. Beavan Pty Ltd of Bowral.

Last Tuesday a police handwriting witness, Detective-Sergeant Denis Wardrobe, gave evidence that the signatures of Mr George M. Sinclair on the three company returns were not genuine. He could not say who was the author of the signatures.

Mr Buglio, a private document examiner, said many facets of the spurious signatures were totally alien to the writer of the genuine signatures.

There was poor line quality caused by the lack of speed in writing and indications that the pen had been lifted from the paper and then carefully replaced.

Mr Jack Hiatt, QC, for the Crown,

asked Mr Buglio whether the characteristics of the spurious signatures could

have been caused by the writer being seriously ill or having drugs, medication

or alcohol.

Mr Buglio said that this was ” extremely remote ” and ” nigh on impossible “. One would expect some deterioration, but there would still be some writing habits.

“You would not expect that a sick person would have the visual activity nor muscular control to replace the pen when it had been lifted”, he said.

In reply to Mr Murray Gleeson, QC, for Mr Sinclair, he agreed he had not known when he gave evidence at committal proceedings in January that cheques

used as a comparison to the annual returns were signed about a week before the date they bore.

The trial will continue today.

29 Jul 1980 – Signature spurious, witness says – Trove


 

Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 – 1995), Thursday 27 September 1979, page 32

5 — Forged signature alleged

On 12th April 1976 Ian Sinclair filed with the Corporate Affairs Commission Annual Returns for the year ended 31st December 1975 for Allan Walsh Chatswood, Allan Walsh Hornsby and G. Beavan.

These Returns were handwritten, all the writing on them being his writing with the exception of some signatures. The Returns contained information that each company held an Annual General Meeting on 31st December 1975 and that accounts were laid before each Annual General Meeting. In fact, no Annual General meeting of any of these companies was held on 31st December 1975 and no accounts could have been presented as none had been prepared. Ian Sinclair, at the time he filed these documents, was well aware of both these matters.

Each Return contains in it a certificate purporting to have been signed by George Sinclair as auditor of the company, certifying that the accounts for the year ended 30th June 1975 of each company had been audited.

When I took evidence from Mrs Dunkerley [ an employee of Mr George Sinclair ] she expressed doubts about the genuineness of the signature “George M. Sinclair” on the 1975 Annual Return of G. Beavan. I also showed the signatures on these documents to Miss Rene Jones who had worked for George Sinclair for forty-four years and who was familiar with his signature. She expressed doubt about these signatures, but was not certain.

I first asked Ian Sinclair about the signatures on the 1975 Annual Return of G. Beavan when I took evidence from him on 3rd July 1978. He identified for me his signatures on that document, and pointing then to the signature “George M. Sinclair” he said:

“That is my father’s signature, George Sinclair, Auditor. This is while he was ill, yes, that’s my signature.

Q. That’s your signature.

A. My signature as Director and my father’s as auditor. This was made up while my father was critically ill, and, I am afraid, only partly able to communicate.

Q. Can you recall when that document was prepared?

A. It would have been prepared at the time of my father’s serious illness

before his death.

Q. As I understand it, your father was seriously ill for some considerable time.

A. That’s right, but I mean this was in the last days. This was made up to 31st December. It was signed by him, this is certainly his signature here, George M. Sinclair, and it was prepared, it would have been before his death. In other words it was the beginning of January. It is a fairly faint hand at that stage”.

On 26th January 1979 I read out to Ian Sinclair what Mrs Dunkerley said about the signature on the G. Beaven Return for 1975, and he said, although I did not specifically ask him a question about this signature:

“My query is that I certainly had not signed my father’s signature on anything and I am concerned that there seems to be a suggestion with Exhibit 82 that it’s not his signature. I certainly didn’t put it there and I am at a loss to understand who would have put it there if my father didn’t put it there and that’s why I’m concerned”.

Later on the same day he said: “I certainly have not signed my father’s signature on anything at any time and if I ever have, and I didn’t in this instance, I’ve always put pp. I. Sinclair or I.S. or such. I haven’t on any of these documents for any of these companies”.

Since I commenced my Inquiry I have obtained possession of hundreds of cheques bearing the signature of George Sinclair, and I have seen his writing on numerous other documents. The three signatures, “George M. Sinclair”, on three Annual Returns appeared to me to be quite unlike the signature of George M. Sinclair found, for example, on the cheques in his personal account. On 26th July 1979 I showed these three original Annual Returns to Ian Sinclair, drawing his attention to the signatures purporting to be those of his father, and I asked him to tell me when those signatures were put on the documents. He told me that these documents were among papers left by his father at the time of his death, that his father had told him he had started to prepare the Annual returns and he wanted him to conclude them and file them.

Ian Sinclair told me that he had found these documents some time after the death of his father, i.e. after 20th January 1976.

When I asked him to point out to me the handwriting of his father on any portion of these documents he was unable to do so, and said that the signature was not exactly like his father’s normal signature but he presumed that they were signed before he died.

When I put to him that, apart from the signatures on these documents, all details were written by him, in his own handwriting, he agreed except that the ruling out of irrelevant portions of the forms was done by somebody else as, according to him, he did not have a ruler. He said that he had had discussions with his father about these companies and had believed that everything was in order, although he realised, in fact, no Annual General Meetings had been held and no accounts had been presented. He also agreed that what he was putting to me was that he had found three bland documents with the only writing on them being, in each case, the signature “George M. Sinclair”. He said that they weren’t just blank documents, however, as they were connected with papers relating to each of these three companies, and it was because of that that he was able to fill in the details on them.

There are in my custody files of George Sinclair relating to each of these three companies, Each file contains, amongst other things, in George Sinclair’s own handwriting information which was apparently included in the 1974 Annual Return of the company. Ian Sinclair told me that these documents were with a lot of other documents relating to these companies at his mother’s house. I asked him specifically whether he placed the signature “George M. Sinclair” on any of these documents and he denied doing this, claiming these signatures were on the documents when he found them and that the documents, apart from the signatures “George M. Sinclair” were, in each instance, blank.

When I put to him that he had lodged the documents without checking whether an audit had been carried out or an Annual General Meeting had been held, he told me that he presumed an audit had been carried out for each company be cause his father signed the form as auditor. He also said that his father’s signature varied from time to time and that he sometimes left things in blank. He again added that he knew the accounts had not been completed and an Annual General Meeting had not been held.

In the bundles of papers made available to me there was a file of George Sinclair’s containing a number of blank Annual Returns; none of these had been signed. The Annual Return of Sinclair Pastoral Company which was typed and signed by George Sinclair as auditor was filed on 15th January 1976, something which turned out to be of some significance.

I found it difficult to accept Ian Sinclair’s evidence that he had found three Annual Returns which were blank except for the signatures of his father and that he thereby felt en titled, because they were connected with documents to the companies, to complete them and file them. Although he knew that none of the companies had held an Annual General Meeting no accounts had been presented, and, obviously, despite his denials, that no accounts had been audited, he still lodged documents. Even if this explanation were true, it says little for his sense of responsibility as a director of these companies (as he believed himself to be) to file documents in such circumstances. I also found it difficult to reconcile this evidence with the evidence given by him on 3rd July 1978 that the 1975 G. Beavan Annual Return was prepared before the death of his father and that the signature “George M. Sinclair” was “certainly” the signature of his father.

Since I was not satisfied with these explanations, and the signature “George M. Sinclair” on these Annual Returns did not appear to me to be genuine, I arranged for Det Sgt Denis William Wardrobe, the Officer-in-Charge of the Document Examination Unit, Scientific Investigation Section of NSW Police Force, to examine these signatures and to compare them with signatures of George Sinclair on cheques signed by him. I also invited Det Sgt Wardrobe to compare the signatures with the signature “George M. Sinclair” appearing on the 1975 Annual return for Sinclair Pastoral Company. Det Sgt Wardrobe, after he had carried out his examination, told me that the signatures “George M. Sinclair” appearing on the Annual Returns of Allan Walsh Chatswood, Allan Walsh Hornsby and G. Beavan were not genuine signatures and bore the elements of forgery. He said that they lacked speed, were slowly written, shown by hesitancy, that the size of the letters was not constant, that they varied quite considerably, that they were written slowly and less skilfully than the signatures on each of the cheques, showing some similarity with the genuine signatures, and said that the only logical conclusions that he could find from the examination was that somebody has either had a genuine signature from which to copy or it was copied from memory by somebody who knew the signature of the person involved.

Amongst other signatures looked at by Det Sgt Wardrobe were signatures on cheques signed by George Sinclair within a few days of his death on 20th January 1976. In his opinion, none of those signatures showed any loss of fluency, despite the fact that they were written by a person close to death….

At the request of McGormly [ Mr Ian Sinclair’s counsel ] I permitted Ian Sinclair to have the signatures and documents examined by Det Sgt Wardrobe looked at by Mrs Patricia Schutz, a person who is a qualified handwriting expert. She examined these signatures, without being made aware of Det Sgt Wardrobe’s finding, and came to exactly the same conclusions as he did….

[ The documents ] were filed months after his father’s death and at a time when he realised that the affairs of these companies were in a mess. He obviously felt it necessary to file the documents himself; otherwise, he could have asked Mr Haylen, who was already at work trying to prepare accounts for these companies, to file them….

I do not accept Ian Sinclair’s explanation that, after his father’s death, he found three blank documents with three signatures purporting to be his father’s, although not looking like them, connected with three bundles of papers concerning the three companies. I also do not accept that these documents were completed before his father’s death and singed by his father. The circumstances of the matter, his unacceptable and inconsistent explanations, the lack of motive on the part of anyone else, including his father, to forge these signatures, coupled with his filling in and lodging documents he knew to be false, convinced me that these signatures were forgeries and that he was the author of them. It follows from this that I regard his denials to me as being false,, and deliberately so.

27 Sep 1979 – 5—Forged signature alleged – Trove

 


 

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.

 

Cal
23 August 2021


 

 

 

 

 




Robert John DINES

Robert John DINES

AKA  Bob DINES, Rob DINES, Dinesy 

Late of Shoalhaven Heads Formerly of Taree, Penshurst and Tahmoor, NSW

 

NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern –  Class #  Initially ‘may have’ been part of Class 044 as a Cadet and ended up in Class 058 who were Sworn In on 17 November 1958.

 

NSW Police Cadet # 1262

 

New South Wales Police Force

 

Cadet # 1262

Regd. #  9125

Uniform # 1248

 

Service:  From 3 January 1956   to   ? ? ? ? years Service 

 

Rank:  Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy as a Police Cadet on Tuesday 3 January 1956 ( Aged 16 years, 2 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed 1 November 1958 ( aged *18 years, 10 months ) *Bob must have gained 2 months Seniority whilst training at the Academy – most probably through academic methods as “usually” people could NOT become a Sworn Policeman BEFORE their 19th birthday.  He ‘may have been officially a Sworn member but most probably wasn’t allowed onto the Streets until his 19th birthday ( I assume – Cal )

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed 1 November 1964  

Detective – appointed ? ? ?

Senior Constable – appointed 1 November 1968 

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 1 April 1974

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 31 March 1983

Inspector – appointed ? ? ? 

Chief Inspector – appointed ? ? ? 

Superintendent – appointed ? ? ? 

Chief Superintendent – appointed ? ? ?

 

Final Rank?

After Retirement, Bob owned a car wash for a number of years in Taree, NSW.

Stations?, Kogarah ( 1959 – 1961 )(Walked the beat (Beats #1 & 2 – from Kogarah to Carlton Rlwy Stn. to where there was a call box on the western side of the railway lines, then back to Kogarah, around the shops etc, and down the Princes Highway via Regent Street, etc. Did Station Reserve Constable duties, PD work on Car 23, etc.  ), Hurstville ( 31 Division ) ( Sgt )( 1985 ), Peakhurst, Kogarah, ?

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = ?

Time in Retirement from Police: ?

 

Awards:  Silver Jubilee Medal – granted 1 August 1977

National Medal – granted 22 August 1980 ( Sgt 3/c )

1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 15 May 1986 ( Sgt 1/c )

2nd Clasp to National Medal – granted 15 May 1986 ( Sgt 1/c )

 

 Born:   Monday  1 January 1940 

Died on:  Sunday 27 June 2021 @ 4.30pm with his youngest son, Stanley, by his side.

Age:  81 years, 5 months, 26 days 

 

Cause: Cancer – Prostate

Event location:  Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital, Nowra, NSW 

Event date ? ? 2019

 

Funeral date:  Tuesday 6th July at 1pm 

Funeral location:  The Chapel, Shoalhaven Memorial Gardens, Worrigee Road, Worrigee, ( Nowra ) NSW 

( click here to see Cornona19 Virus Pandemic rules – this will be a limited numbers Funeral )

 

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: Murphy’s Family Funerals, Nowra, NSW

Buried at: ?

Live Stream Link will become Live on the funeral date

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: A Meeting room in Police Bank Head Office, Sydney, NSW 

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( July 2021 )

 

Robert John DINES, Robert DINES, Bob DINES, Cadet Bob DINES, Bob the Bus Driver
NSW Police Cadet Robert John DINES

 

Robert John DINES, Robert DINES, Bob DINES, Constable Bob DINES, Bob the Bus Driver
Constable Robert John DINES

 

Robert John DINES, Robert DINES, Bob DINES, Bob the Bus Driver,Sergeant Robert John DINES & Constable Cathy BARRETT ( background ) at a Hurstville Blue Light Disco in 1983.
Sergeant Robert John DINES & Constable Cathy BARRETT # 19154 Class # 167 ( background ) at a Hurstville Blue Light Disco in 1983.

 

Robert John DINES, Robert DINES, Bob DINES, Bob the Bus Driver
Robert John DINES AKA  Bob DINES

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


 

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May they forever Rest In Peace

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Condolences to Bob’s family and friends.

 

Bob’s wife of 47 years, Helen ( who was head Matron at Taree Base Hospital ) predeceased him with Cancer in 2010.

Bob, some years later, met up again with a childhood sweetheart, Moira, and they married in 2013 and moved to Shoalhaven Heads ( South Coast ) where Bob was an active member in the local Men’s Shed and would help out the guys on the Wollondilly Historical Facebook page with his wealth of knowledge.

Bob is described as a good guy and a great boss who told me, in 2019, that he is ‘getting on a bit but enjoy a pretty good life despite the old bones and prostate cancer etc.

A bloke who didn’t mind a drop of Traminer TR2.

 

 

 


 

Obituary of Robert John Dines

27th June 2021
Passed away peacefully at Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital
Late of Shoalhaven Heads Formerly of Taree, Penshurst and Tahmoor
Beloved husband of Moira, formerly married to Helen
Much loved father and father-in-law of Bradley & Melinda, Phillip, Stan & Kelly
Loved and respected by the Doosey family
Adored Pop to his 4 grandchildren Harrison, Connor, Kirralee and Blake
Loving brother, uncle, cousin, mentor and mate to many
‘Forever in our hearts’
Aged 81 years
Robert’s funeral service will be held in The Chapel, Shoalhaven Memorial Gardens, Worrigee Road, Worrigee on Tuesday 6th July at 1.00pm Relatives and friends are invited to attend Due to COVID regulations guests are required to wear masks and register via QR code at the venue The service will be live-streamed on the day and can be viewed via the link on this page Please leave messages and condolences for the family on the tribute wall

 

Police Bank posted a condolence
Friday, July 2, 2021
Bob was one of our original Directors and throughout his 25 years of service on the Board he contributed immensely to where we are today, so much so, one of our meeting rooms in our Head Office is named in his honour.
On behalf of Police Bank, please accept our deepest condolences for your loss.
Sincerely, The Directors, Management and Staff at Police Bank
Phil Posted Jul 2, 2021 at 12:58 AM
Thank you for your condolences, I am sure he would be proud to have a room named after him.
Phil Dines
Brad Dines uploaded photo(s)
Thursday, July 1, 2021
A poem written by Dad for his first Grandson Harrison
Annette lit a candle
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Sending my deepest condolences to you Moira and all the families during this very sad time.
Bob was truly a kindred soul who have touched many lives near and far with his admirable kindness and compassion.
He was a kind of friend who lived his life to the true meaning of friendship.
Forever in my heart.
Will miss you dearly Bob❣️
Brian Chapman posted a condolence
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Because of our friendship with Brad and Melinda Dines, we met Bob accidentally through FACEBOOK!
We did meet “face to face” finally and our friendship continued through frequent FB exchanges.
Some of my friends have also expressed their sadness as they are going to miss Bob on FB.
We surely are going to miss him very much.
Our sincere sympathy to Moira, Bob’s sons and their families, Bob’s extended families, his Police colleagues and many friends.
Bob has left a great many people whose lives he touched.
May He Rest in Peace
ELISABETH and BRIAN CHAPMAN
Kimberley Posted Jul 1, 2021 at 2:42 AM
Rip popy till we meet again
Rhonda Solomon lit a candle
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Sending loving thoughts to Moira and to Bob’s sons.
I first met Bob when he was first courting Moira early 60’s ago when Moira’s family lived next to mine.
A lovely fellow.
Condolences from the Cook family
James Whitfield lit a candle
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
RIP Bob.
Sympathy to Moira and families.
Love from Jim & Carole Whitfield.
Mick Wharton posted a condolence
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
I first worked with Bob in 1986 at 31 Division Hurstville Police Station after leaving the NSW Police Academy as a young Probationary Constable.
At the time Bob was my supervising Sergeant. He was an awesome guy and a very respected Officer.
He was firm and measured in his response.
He headed up the NSW Police Blue Light Discos in the Hurstville area which were very well received by the younger members of the community.
I’ve spoken to a number of Bob’ old work mates in the last couple of days and we are all saddened with his passing.
RIP Bob.
You will be missed.
Thank you for your service.
Jim McGregor uploaded photo(s)
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Jim McGregor lit a candle
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Remembering the good times.
Lost but never forgotten
Jim McGregor
Liza Grimson lit a candle
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Kelly posted a symbolic gesture
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Rest In Peace Bob (poppy / F.I.L) free from pain
“He can only be physically gone but never the life lived or the memories shared.
Have faith, be strong know you are all loved and cared for
May Bobs soul Rest In Peace”
Love Kelly, Kirralee, Chris Carole, Bob, Sharon, Robyn, Lauren, Emma Illingworth

Elaine Erskine lit a candle

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
I’m so sorry to hear of your passing, Bob.
You were a good man and lived according to your principles.
I’m proud to have known you and to be known affectionately as “Cuz.”
The family of Robert John Dines uploaded a photo
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Bob DINES

MurphyFamilyFunerals.com.au/tribute/details/976/Robert-Dines/obituary.html#content-start

 


Over 50 years proudly serving the Police Family

 

Here is a brief history of the development of Police Bank.

1970-79

Rapid Growth of Services
The Credit Union employed its first full time administration officers in 1970 to meet the growing demand for services. By late 1971, membership had reached 2,583 and deposits grew by over half a million dollars from the previous year. By 1972 the organisation was lending nearly $50,000 per month.

Appointed Representatives
Bob Dines became Chairman in 1970 with Arthur Sharp taking on the General Manager role the following year, a position he would hold for over a decade. Ian Pettit, Terry Seery, John Gorman, Bob Page, Merv Taylor and Alan Dahl joined as Directors in the early to mid seventies. Alan Dahl was elected Chairman in 1975 with the auditing firm, Nicholls & Thomas (Kevin Thomas principal), appointed in the same year.

Around this time the Credit Union appointed Dennis Neate as a ‘Field & Promotions Officer'(the forerunner to our Business Development Officers of today) to increase awareness of Police Credit Union across the state.

https://webarchive.nla.gov.au/awa/20190315084642/https://www.policebank.com.au/50years/


 

 

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Photos from the Leader’s archives

  • Murray Trembath

 

Blue Light Discos run by Hurstville police in 1983 proved a huge success both socially and financially.

Twelve discos run between May and December that year packed Hurstville Council’s Marana Auditorium and recorded a profit of nearly $20,000.

Teenagers under 18 paid $2 entry to the discos, which were alcohol-free and supervised by off-duty police.

​ “Blue Light Disco Committee treasurer, Sergeant Bob McCloskey, announced a profit of $19,774,” the Leader reported.

”The number of teenagers at the discos regularly exceeded 1200 and forced organisers to pre-sell all tickets and hold none at the door.

“Up to 15 police have donated their spare time to each disco to make sure the dances ran smoothly.

“The discos were so successful that smoking could be banned without fear of numbers falling”.

More than $13,000 from the disco proceeds was donated to St George Hospital for new equipment.

Police Commissioner Cec Abbott attended the final disco of the year to present a cheque to hospital chairman Joe Orr.

A donation was also made to help buy a new bus for the Sunnyhurst special school at Penshurst.

The first Blue Light Disco was held in Victoria and the movement spread throughout Australia and across the globe.

https://www.theleader.com.au/story/4728984/flashback-friday-blue-light-discos/


 

Bob’s Memories of living at Tahmoor, NSW

Dated 19 years to the day.

Robert John DINES, Bob DINES, Tahmoor

Robert John DINES, Bob DINES, Tahmoor

Robert John DINES, Bob DINES, Tahmoor

Robert John DINES, Bob DINES, Tahmoor

Bob DINE's first home in Tahmoor, NSW
Bob DINE’s first home in Tahmoor, NSW

 

Bob DINE's 2nd house in Tahmoor, NSW
Bob DINE’s 2nd house in Tahmoor, NSW

 

Bob Dines on parade on ANZAC day in Picton
Bob Dines on parade on ANZAC day in Picton

 

 

 


 

Photo taken at Govt. House, Escort receives thanks from King Karl Gustav of Sweden. Bob Dines in civvies on the end. 06 Apr 1982 was when King Karl Gustaf of Sweden ended his official visit to Sydney – probably the very last for which I wrote the Operation Orders. The photo was taken at Government house where the King had expressed his wish to personally thank the M/C escort squad before leaving for the airport. I didn’t normally get involved in this phase of such visits, but I was included as the “back room boy” who “looked after him,.” not just the usual flock of dignitaries and higher officials. My previous message gives the location.


 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Cal
4 July 2021