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Warren John REID

Warren John REID

AKA  ?

Late of  ?

NSW Redfern Police Training Centre – Class #  109

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  12304

Rank:  Commenced Training a Redfern Academy on Monday 31 October 1966 ( Aged 22 years & 19 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed Monday  12 December 1966 ( Aged 22 years,  2 months old )

Constable – appointed 12 December 1967

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? 1973

Senior Constable – appointed ? ? 1976

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 29 June 1984

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?

Final Rank = Detective Sergeant

StationsNewtown GDs ( 5 Division ) ( 1966 – 69 ), 21 Division ( 19 Nov 1969 – 1 Oct 1970 ), Phillip St – Plain Cloths – CI Duties ( 4 Division )( 2 October 1970 – 3 August 1974 ),

North Sydney – CI Duties ( 6 Division )( 4 August 1974 – 10 September 1977 ), Hornsby – CI Duties ( 16 Division )( 11 September 1977 – 20 May 1978 ), North Sydney – GDs ( 21 May 1978 – 9 May 1981 ),

Central ( 1 Division ) – Licencing ( 10 May 1981 – 3 December 1983 ), Central ( 1 Division ) – CI Duties ( 4 December 1983 – 26 November 1985 ),

Drug Law Enforcement Bureau – Gosford ( DLEB ) ( 27 November 1985 – 19 April 1986 ), Eastwood – CI Duties ( 16 Division )( 20 April 1986 – 11 April 1992 ),

Chatswood – CI Duties ( 12 April 1992 – ? ), Pennant Hills – CI Duties ( ? – 30 June 1997 ),

Gladesville – CI Duties ( 1 July 1997 – 8 October 1988 ) until Retirement

Service:  From  31 October 1966  to 8 October 1998 = 31 years,  11 Months & 7 days Service

Awards:  National Medal – granted  22 April 1983 ( Det SenCon )

1st Clasp to National Medal – granted  27 August 1992 ( Det Sgt )

National Police Service Medal – granted 29 October 2015 ( Det Sgt )

 

Born:  Thursday  12 October 1944

Died on:  Wednesday  27 May 2020

Age:  75 years,  7 months,  15 days old

Cause?

Event location:   ?

Event date ?

 

Funeral date:  Wednesday  3 June 2020 @ 10.15am

Funeral locationNorth Chapel, Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Delhi Rd, North Ryde, NSW

  ( Due to current Govt. restrictions of 35 persons at a Funeral ( size of room ) due to the Cornona19 Virus Pandemic – this Funeral is already at capacity )

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Future Wake location? TBA ( Due to current Govt. restrictions of 10 persons only at ‘Gatherings’,  there won’t be an immediate Wake )

Future Wake date: ( Due to current Govt. restrictions on ‘Gatherings’ due to Corona19 Virus Pandemic, some families may wish to have a Memorial Service / Wake with friends and family at a later date )

 

Funeral Parlour: ?

Buried at: Cremated

 

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

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

Assistant Commissioner Dennis CLIFFORD # 14795 with Warren John REID.
Assistant Commissioner Dennis CLIFFORD # 14795 with Warren John REID.

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Service History

Warren John Reid

Registered Number 12304

 

 

Date Joined:                                             31 October 1966

Retired:                                                      8 October 1998

 

Promotion History

 

31 October 1966                      –            Trainee

12 December 1966                 –              Probationary Constable

12 December 1967                 –              Constable

12 December 1971                 –              Constable First Class

12 December 1976                 –              Senior Constable

29 June 1984                             –           Sergeant 3rd Class

 

Transfer History

 

31 October 1966     –     Metro Police Training College  –   Trainee

12 December 1966 –     Metro No.5 Div (Newtown)  –   General Duties

19  November 1969 –   Metro C.I Branch  –   No. 21 Squad

02 October 1970      –   Metro No. 4 Div (Phillip St)  –  C.I Duties

04 August 1974       –    Metro No. 6 Div (Nth Sydney)  –  C.I Duties

11 September 1977 –    Metro No. 16 Div (Hornsby)  –  C.I Duties

21 May 1978     –           Metro No. 6 Div (Nth Sydney)  – General Duties

10 May 1981   –            City of Sydney, Central –  Licensing

04 December 1983   – City of Sydney, Central  – Investigations

27 November 1985  –  Drug Law Enforcement Gosford  – Investigations

20 April 1986   –          Eastwood  –  Investigations

12 April 1992  –           Chatswood – Pennant Hills  –  Investigations

01 July 1997  –             Endeavour Region, Gladesville – Criminal Investigations

8 October 1998  –                 Medical Retirement

 

Awards

 

22 April 1983        –              awarded the National Service Medal

29 October 2015  –              awarded the National Police Service Medal

 


 

 

 

Service Eulogy

 

Detective Sergeant Warren John REID. (Ret’d)

 

A member of the New South Wales Police Force from
 31 October 1966 to 08 October 1998.

 

Registered Number: 12304.

 

While this is a sad time for all, today we should take the opportunity to not only grieve for the loss of a friend, colleague, father and grandfather but to also celebrate the wonderful life of Warren John Reid.

 

Detective Sergeant Warren John Reid served the New South Wales Police Force and the community with outstanding dedication and devotion to duty for 31 years.

Today, we farewell a highly regarded and dedicated officer. Detective Sergeant Warren John Reid sadly passed on 27th May 2020, aged 75 years.

 

Warren approached life and his career as a police officer with determination, confidence and enthusiasm. He was a policeman through and through, and like many police who take on that role he loved it.

Warren joined the New South Wales Police Force on 31 October 1966. After successfully completing his training at the Police College, he was sworn in as a Probationary Constable. This was an exciting time, being the same year when Robert Menzies retired as Australia’s longest-serving Prime Minister and is succeeded by Harold Holt. Decimalisation; the Australian currency is changed to dollars and cents, with the Australian dollar replacing the Australian pound., Warren was exposed to various facets of policing working at Newtown Police station learning his trade in general duties. A year later, he was confirmed as a Constable and remained at Newtown until 1969

 

On the 19th November 1969, Warren decided to try his hand in plain clothes and applied for training at No.21 Squad where he undertook Detective training. Shortly after this, Warren was transferred to No. 4 Division at Phillip Street, Sydney performing Criminal Investigation Duties. Warren was promoted to Constable First Class and performed plain clothes work, and no doubt with the older and more experienced Detectives of the time who decided to give him the jobs and reports no one else wanted to do. This was done to see how keen he was. He would have been preparing himself and studying the Crime Acts & proofs in preparation for the notorious Bull Ring. In February 1970, he was given a permanent job as an Investigator.

 

Between 1970 and 1977, Warren transferred between Phillip Street, North Sydney and Hornsby undertaking criminal investigation duties. In 1973 after undertaking so many years in training, he was officially given a Detective designation. During this period in 1976, Warren was again promoted to the rank of Senior Constable.

It was in 1978 where Warren changed his job roles and worked back in general duties at North Sydney for four years. In 1981, Warren become involved in Licensing Police duties at Central and two years later, continued in Detective’s duties in criminal investigations.

In 1984 after studying the Sergeants promotion books, he was successful in passing the Sergeant 3rd Class examination and in June that year, he was officially promoted to Sergeant 3rd Class.

Warren being a consummate plain clothes investigator wanted to further his passion as an investigator. Later in 1985 he moved across to the Drug Law Enforcement Bureau and worked at Gosford Police District.

Between 1986 and 1997, Detective Sergeant Warren Reid worked at Eastwood, Chatswood, Pennant Hills and finally at Gladesville, he remained to his retirement in 1998, still performing investigative duties.

At the end of his career Detective Sergeant Warren John Reid had provided over 31 years of outstanding service to the NSW Police Force and the community of NSW.  His achievements are outstanding and are a tribute to his work ethic and professionalism.

On the 22 April 1983, Warren was awarded the National Service Medal recognising the special status sworn police officers have in protecting the community. Eligibility for this Award requires a minimum of 15 years ethical and diligent service.

His last award was presented on the 29th October 2015 by receiving the National Police Service Medal

 

To the Reid family members and friends on behalf of the New South Wales Police Force I extend our deepest sympathy for the passing of a remarkable and admired friend and colleague.

 

Chief Inspector

Paul Smith

Commander Protocol & Awards Unit.

1st June 2020.

 

 

Police Ode

 

As the sun surely sets, dawn will see it arise.
For service above self-demands its own prize.
You have fought the good fight; life’s race has been run, and peace, your reward, for eternity begun.
And we that are left shall never forget.
Rest in peace, friend and colleague, for sun has now set.
We will remember, we will remember.
Hasten the dawn

 


 

 

NSW Police Academy Class 109. Walked into Police Training Centre, Redfern, NSW on 31 October 1966 & were Sworn In on Monday 12 December 1966.
NSW Police Academy Class 109. Walked into Police Training Centre, Redfern, NSW on 31 October 1966 & were Sworn In on Monday 12 December 1966.

 

Warren was a competitive Wood Chopper in his younger days.

 

Warren REID front and centre with North Sydney's Finest at a Reunion.
Warren REID front and centre with North Sydney’s Finest at a Reunion.

 

 

Nothing further, than what is recorded above, is known about this man at the time of publication.

 

 

Cal

2 June 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 




Anthony Bede MADIGAN

Anthony Bede MADIGAN  APM

AKA  Tony

Late of Wagga Wagga, NSW

NSW Redfern Academy Class #  Started with 081 – Ended with 087

NSW Police Cadet # 1426

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  10067

Rank:  Commenced Training as Police Cadet on 28 January 1958

Probationary Constable- appointed 15 June 1961

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed 1 April 1967

Detective – appointed ? ? ?

Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? 

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 2 December 1977

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? March 1986

Inspector – appointed 14 October 1987

Chief Inspector – appointed ? September 1989

Final Rank =  Chief Inspector

Stations: As a Cadet: Kogarah Traffic Office, Kogarah Charge Room and School Crossings.

Once Confirmed as ProCst:   South District ( 1967 ), Regent St Police Stn – GDs (  16 June 1961 – 2 August 1962 ),  Rockdale GDs ( 3 August 1962 – ? ? 1962 ),   Bourke ( Inspectors Clerk  & GDs – 1962 ),  Young – Lock Up Keeper ( 1970s – SenCon ), Warren ( Sgt – OIC 1978 ), Wagga Wagga ( 1981 – GDs ), Inspector – Team Leader – Management Review Branch ( 1987 ), Senior Service Delivery Assessor – Service Delivery Assessment Branch – Police HQ – College St Sydney ( 1989 – 19 May 1994) – Retirement

Service:  From 28 January 1958   to   19 May 1994  =  36+ years Service

Awards:  National Medal – granted 11 December 1980 ( SenCon )

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

Australian Police Medal with 5th Clasp( APM ) –  granted 14 June 1993 ( SenCon ? )

National Police Service Medal – granted 10 February 2016 ( 22 years after he Retired )

Born  Monday  15 June 1942 in Tumut, NSW

Died onTuesday  5 May 2020

Age77 years  10 months  20 days

Cause?

Event location:   ?, Wagga Wagga, NSW

Event date ?

 

Funeral dateFriday  8 May 2020 @ 9.30am

Funeral location?, Wagga Wagga  ( Due to current Govt. restrictions of 10 persons at a Funeral due to the Cornona19 Virus Pandemic – this will be a Private Funeral )

The Service will be Livestreamed

The link  is https://livestream.com/accounts/13561897/events/9118105 )

See this Link if above link does not work.

 

Future Wake location? TBA ( Due to current Govt. restrictions of 2 persons only at ‘Gatherings’,  there won’t be an immediate Wake )

Future Wake date: ( Due to current Govt. restrictions on ‘Gatherings’ due to Corona19 Virus Pandemic, some families may wish to have a Memorial Service / Wake with friends and family at a later date )

 

Funeral ParlourAlan Harris McDonald, 76 Copland St, Wagga Wagga, NSW  02 69214913

Buried at:  Wagga Wagga Lawn Cemetery, NSW

 

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

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

 

TONY 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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Anthony Bede MADIGAN APM AKA Tony Today our city has lost one of natures true gentleman. A man who served to protect our community with integrity, loyalty and commitment for 37 years. It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Tony Bede Madigan APM.

 

 

Left to right - back row - Mike Stephens, Rod Fulham, Paul McGowan, John Imeson, Merv Braithwaite, Kevin Mongton, Barry Luckie, Brian Rowley, John Baker, Brian Borthwick, Barry Cooper, John Hayes, Tony Madigan, Bruce Spencer, Barry Lawson, Bernie Lee, Roy Fry (partly obscured by Ian Robb standing at end of middle row), Roy Leabeater (Instructor).<br /> Middle row - Ross Goodwin, Brian McIlvenna, Leo Gately, Gordon Doyle, Harvey Juergens, Wally Lark, Helen Clark ( later Magnus ), Ida Luke, Fred Sewell, Ron Blake, Terry Lester, Tom Powick, Ian Robb (standing).<br /> Front row - Trevor Neill, Les Wyatt, Bob Drooger, Warren Taylor, Brian Johnson, Brian Warwick, Les Miller, Bill Dent, Clem Long, Lloyd Taylor, Len DeAudney, Col Bell.<br />
Class Stud Book entry commencing with Warren Taylor (ex Prosecutor) 9999 and finishing with Brian Warwick 10062 (HWP).
Class 87A from 29 May 1961

 

The reunion photo identified as follows:
Left to right – back row – Mike Stephens, Rod Fulham, Paul McGowan, John Imeson, Merv Braithwaite, Kevin Mongton, Barry Luckie, Brian Rowley, John Baker, Brian Borthwick, Barry Cooper, John Hayes, Tony Madigan, Bruce Spencer, Barry Lawson, Bernie Lee, Roy Fry (partly obscured by Ian Robb standing at end of middle row), Roy Leabeater (Instructor).
Middle row – Ross Goodwin, Brian McIlvenna, Leo Gately, Gordon Doyle, Harvey Juergens, Wally Lark, Helen Clark (later Magnus), Ida Luke, Fred Sewell, Ron Blake, Terry Lester, Tom Powick, Ian Robb (standing).
Front row – Trevor Neill, Les Wyatt, Bob Drooger, Warren Taylor, Brian Johnson, Brian Warwick, Les Miller, Bill Dent, Clem Long, Lloyd Taylor, Len DeAudney, Col Bell.
We held a 45 year reunion at the same venue 2006.

Class Stud Book entry commencing with Warren Taylor (ex Prosecutor) 9999 and finishing with Brian Warwick 10062 (HWP). Class 87A from 29 May 1961
Class Stud Book entry commencing with Warren Taylor (ex Prosecutor) 9999 and finishing with Brian Warwick 10062 (HWP). Class 87A from 29 May 1961

 


 

Wagga Police mourn death of Chief Inspector Anthony (Tony) Madigan

Police officers came to honour the memory of chief inspector Anthony Madigan, who died on Tuesday after a long and decorated career in the force.

He will be remembered for his unwavering work ethic and dedication to his community, evidenced by the vast collection of medals that were on display at his funeral on Friday.

During his career he was awarded some of the highest honours a police officer can receive, including the Australia Police Medal and National Police Service Medal for his lifetime’s accomplishments.

The medals were distributed among his family members, who will be keeping them to remember the long-lasting impact he made on the community.

His wife Wendy Madigan will be remember him as a dutiful family man who always found ways to make time for his five children and five grandchildren.

“He was a loving husband, an amazing father, and a really amazing grandfather,” Mrs Madigan said.

“He was also a very humble man; he never bragged about anything.”

Mrs Madigan was married to Mr Madigan for 58 years, but she still remembers the first time they met as though it were yesterday.

The two of them first locked eyes on each other in Sydney when they were only 19 and 20 years old, and they would quickly fall in love and end up sharing lifetime together.

“I was introduced to him by a friend of mine who was a police officer and, as they say in the classics, the rest is history,” Mrs Madigan said.

“The 58 years went in a heartbeat.”

Mr Madigan’s son Brendan Madigan he took some consolation knowing that his dad lived a good life right up until the very end.

“Mum and dad had a love of travel over the last 25 years, so they enjoyed a lot of overseas travel together and they shared a lot of memories,” Brendan said.

“He was a great father.”

Chief Inspector Paul Smith said Mr Madigan was “a policeman through and through”, and that his death was a loss to the entire NSW Police Force.

“Tony approached life and his career as a police officer with determination, confidence, and enthusiasm,” Inspector Smith said.

“At the end of his career Sergeant Tony Madigan had provided over 36 years of outstanding service to the NSW Police Force and the community of NSW.”

 

Wagga Police mourn death of Chief Inspector Anthony (Tony) Madigan Police officers came to honour the memory of chief…

Posted by Chris Hall on Sunday, 10 May 2020

 


 

 

 




Susan Lynette BRENNAN

Susan Lynette BRENNAN

aka  Sue, Twiggy & Olive Oil

Late of  ?

New South Wales Police Force

NSW Police Academy Class 138

Regd. #  00190 ( Police Woman )

Rank:  Probationary Constable – appointed 25 February 1974

Senior Constable – appointed 25 February 1983

( as of the 1989 Stud Book – Sue had passed her Sgt 3/c exam )

Detective Sergeant

Stations: ?, National Crime Authority ( N.C.A. ), Marrickville, Newtown Detectives, Drug Special Forces Unit ( D.S.F.U. ) from 1974, Petersham – Retirement

ServiceFrom  14 January 1974  to  1 October 1997 = 23+ years Service

Awards:  National Medal – granted28 May 1990

Born:  27 November 1949

Died on:  Thursday  21 December 2017

Age:  68

Cause:  Heart attack

Event location:  Goulburn shopping centre, ( Centro ), Auburn St, Goulburn, NSW

Event date:  Thursday  21 December 2017

Funeral date:  Wednesday  10 January 2018 @ 10.15am

Funeral location:  Northern Suburbs Crematorium, North Chapel, 199 Delhi Rd, North Ryde, NSW

Susan Lynette Brennan "Sue" Once met, never forgotten 27.11.1949 - 21.12.2017

Susan Lynette BRENNAN aka Twiggy & Olive Oil

Susan Lynette BRENNAN<br /> aka Twiggy &amp; Olive Oil<br /> Class 138 of Feb 1974 - 30th Class Reunion

Susan Lynette BRENNAN
aka Twiggy & Olive Oil
Class 138 of Feb 1974 – 30th Class Reunion

 

Buried at:  Cremated

 Memorial located at?

 

 

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


 Funeral location



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

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May they forever Rest In Peace


It has been reported that Sue, whilst in the Goulburn shopping centre, NSW, on Thursday  21 December 2017, collapsed and passed away.
Further details will be entered as information comes to hand.
Condolences to Sue’s friends and family at this sad time.
Sue was a keen Bonsai artist.
Cal

TWO Tributes from the Sydney City Bonsai Club to Sue Brennan.
Attached with permission.
Sue Brennan – from Bryan
Tribute to Sue Brennan

BACK ROW: ( L – R ) Steve COLEMAN # 16303, Peter RACKLEY # 16113, Peter STARLING # 16173, Peter JOHNSON # 16180, Harry BAKER # 16055, Noel RADBURN # 16167, Don COLQUHOUN # 16252     MIDDLE ROW: George MANERA # 16109, Sam NICHOLSON # 16282, Colin CROSSLAND # 16267, Paul McKAY # 16231, Steve MAWSON # 16163, Stephen DAVIES # 16137, Ross EMERSON # 15904     FRONT ROW:   Robert DREW # 16134, Sue BRENNAN # P/W 190, Roger FORD # 11545 ( Instructor ), Kevin JOHNSON # 7887 ( Director ), Peter MOFFATT # 8171 ( Instructor ), Geoffrey JENKINS # 16130, Hank KIRCH # 16011


Sue - demonstrating one of her skills with the bonsai
Sue – demonstrating one of her skills with the bonsai

 

Presentation Photo: Sue Brennan standing in for Colin Hugo at the Presentation.
Presentation Photo: Sue Brennan standing in for Colin Hugo at the Presentation.


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