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Suzanne Joy DEARNLEY

Suzanne Joy DEARNLEY

AKA Sue DEARNLEY  

Late of Gladesville, Condobolin, Canada Bay, NSW  

 

NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern – Class #  175A

 

New South Wales Police Force

 

Regd. #  19945  

 

Service:  From 17 August 1981   to   29 November 2013 32 years, 3 months, 12 days Service 

 

Rank:  Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on Monday 17 August 1981 ( aged 28 years, 0 months, 23 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed 6 November 1981 ( aged 28 years, 3 months, 12 days )

Constable – appointed 6 November 1982

Constable 1st Class – appointed 6 November 1986  

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( NO )

Senior Constable – appointed 6 November 1990  

 

Final Rank =  Senior Constable 

 

StationsBalmain ( 6 November 1981 )( 8 Division ), Annandale ( 8 Division ), Transport Section – 4 Wheels – Zetland ( May 1984 – May 1985 ), Waverly ( Drug Unit )( 10 Division )( February – May 1986 ), Balmain, Warrant Index Unit ( 1995 ), Gosford LAC ( 1997 ), Brisbane Waters LAC – Gosford ( GDs & Summons / Warrants ( last 12 years of her career ) – Retirement

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = 60 years, 4 months, 4 days

Time in Retirement from Police: 7 years, 10 months, 5 days

 

Awards:  National Medal – granted 28 August 1997 ( SenCon )

National Police Service Medal – April 2013

1st Clasp to National Medal – Awarded 1 May 2007

NSW Police Medal with 2nd & 3rd Clasp – Awarded 10 December 2003

4th Clasp to NSW Police Medal – Awarded July 2014

3 Medals from the Police Games ( Sport unknown )

 

 Born:  Saturday 25 July 1953 Balmain, NSW

Died on:  Monday 4 October 2021 

Age:  68 years, 2 months, 9 days

 

Cause: Cancer

Event location:  Admitted on 23 September 2021 to Gosford Hospital, Gosford, NSW 

Event date Diagnosed 18 March 2020 stemming from pain in left shoulder

 

Funeral date:  Wednesday 13 October 2021 @ noon

Funeral location: Greenway Chapel & Memorial Gardens, 460 Avoca Dve, Green Point, NSW

LIVE STREAM:  https://youtu.be/TWkm8exkyO8

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Funeral Parlour: ?, 95557551

Buried at: ?

 

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

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

SenCst Sue DEARNLEY
SenCst Sue DEARNLEY – 10 December 1992

 

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NSW Police Crest - B & W

04/10/2021

DEARNLEY, Suzanne Joy

25-07-1953 – 4-10-2021

Passed away peacefully at Gosford Hospital on 4th October 2021.

Loved sister of Lynn and Cheryl.

Aunty to Aaron and family.

Great friend to Meryl and many others.

Retired NSW Police Senior Constable of 32 years service.

Aged 68 years

A service to Celebrate Suzanne’s life will be held at Greenway Chapel and Memorial Gardens, 460 Avoca Drive, Green Point on 13th October 2021 commencing at 12.00pm.

To view Suzanne’s service via livestream, please log into https://vimeo.com/ event/1286131

Date listed: 9/10/2021Publication: The Daily Telegraph

DEARNLEY, Suzanne Joy | Funeral Notices | Sydney | My Tributes


 

 

 

 

 

<strong>Balmain Police Station Staff - 10 December 1992</strong><br /> <span style="color: #808000;"><strong>Back Row L to R</strong></span>:<br /> Const Rod <strong>ALLISON</strong>, Cst Peter <strong>KEEGAN</strong>, SenCon Neil <strong>SAVILLE</strong>, Cst Ian <strong>CAIRNS</strong>, Const 1/c John <strong>STAPLETON</strong>, Sgt Dave <strong>HUDSON</strong>, Cst Jason <strong>CHESHIRE</strong>, SenCon Mark <strong>McNAMARA</strong>, SenCon Terry <strong>KING</strong>.<br /> <span style="color: #808000;"><strong>Middle Row L to R</strong></span>:<br /> G.S.O. Lynette <strong>ELMASRI</strong>, P.C. Cst Mick <strong>PRESCOTT</strong>, Det Con 1/c Bill <strong>BRADBURY</strong>, Det Cst 1/c Louise <strong>MANN</strong>, Cst Craig <strong>HOLT</strong>, Cst Tracey <strong>LATHAM</strong>, Cst Karen <strong>PILGRIM</strong>, Cst Trudy <strong>JOHNSON</strong>, SenCst <a href="https://www.australianpolice.com.au/suzanne-joy-dearnley/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sue <strong>DEARNLEY</strong></a>, SenCon Wendy <strong>MacLACHLAN</strong>, SenCon Cathy <strong>COLE</strong>, Cst Marie <strong>LAY</strong>, Det Cst 1/c Craig <strong>WOODS</strong>, Cst Jason <strong>DARCY</strong>, Cst Robert <strong>WOTTON</strong> ( partly obscured ), G.S.O. Janet <strong>WICKENS</strong>, G.S.O.Val <strong>GRANT-MITCHELL</strong>.<br /> <span style="color: #808000;"><strong>Front row L to R</strong></span>:<br /> Det SenSgt Bruce <strong>WALSH</strong>, Sgt Paul <strong>WINFIELD</strong>, Chief Inspector <strong>McLAUGHLIN</strong>, Retired Sergeant Vic <strong>COASBY</strong>, SenSgt Geoff <strong>CAVANAGH</strong>, Sgt Jim <strong>CRAMPTON</strong>, Sgt Colin <strong>ISLES</strong>
Balmain Police Station Staff – 10 December 1992
Back Row L to R:
Const Rod ALLISON, Cst Peter KEEGAN, SenCon Neil SAVILLE, Cst Ian CAIRNS, Const 1/c John STAPLETON, Sgt Dave HUDSON, Cst Jason CHESHIRE, SenCon Mark McNAMARA, SenCon Terry KING.
Middle Row L to R:
G.S.O. Lynette ELMASRI, P.C. Cst Mick PRESCOTT, Det Con 1/c Bill BRADBURY, Det Cst 1/c Louise MANN, Cst Craig HOLT, Cst Tracey LATHAM, Cst Karen PILGRIM, Cst Trudy JOHNSON, SenCst Sue DEARNLEY, SenCon Wendy MacLACHLAN, SenCon Cathy COLE, Cst Marie LAY, Det Cst 1/c Craig WOODS, Cst Jason DARCY, Cst Robert WOTTON ( partly obscured ), G.S.O. Janet WICKENS, G.S.O.Val GRANT-MITCHELL.
Front row L to R:
Det SenSgt Bruce WALSH, Sgt Paul WINFIELD, Chief Inspector McLAUGHLIN, Retired Sergeant Vic COASBY, SenSgt Geoff CAVANAGH, Sgt Jim CRAMPTON, Sgt Colin ISLES

 

Redfern Police Academy Class 175 - Sub Class A Back Row L to R: R. BARRIE # 19933, R.F. EDWARDS, P.J. ADDISON # 19914, A.J. CATTELL # 20205, J. DeROTA # 19902, G.J. DUNCAN # 19913, D.P. ELLIS # 19906, E.S. BIRCHALL # 19917 Centre Row L to R: Sgt 3/c J.A. SHIPLEE # 11230, P. DAVIES # 19919, D.F. BAILEY # 19916, P.G. DUNWORTH # 19937, M.D. BALDOCK # 20162, P.A. BLAIR # 19942, S.G. BENNETT # 19934, Sgt 3/c R.E. FORD # 10076 Front Row L to R: A.C. BURNS # 19904, J.M. CLUGSTON # 19895, Donna M. BURTON ( Donna McMAHON / Donna Thompson ) # 19929 , M.E. AUSTIN # 19908, S.J. DEARNLEY # 19945, J.A. CAMPBELL # 19903, M.L. CORNISH # 19898, J.A. DAHLBERG, D.M. CONNELL # 19891
Redfern Police Academy Class 175 – Sub Class A
Back Row L to R:
R. BARRIE # 19933, R.F. EDWARDS, Peter John ADDISON # 19914, A.J. CATTELL # 20205, J. DeROTA # 19902, G.J. DUNCAN # 19913, D.P. ELLIS # 19906, E.S. BIRCHALL # 19917
Centre Row L to R:
Sgt 3/c J.A. SHIPLEE # 11230, P. DAVIES # 19919, D.F. BAILEY # 19916, P.G. DUNWORTH # 19937, M.D. BALDOCK # 20162, P.A. BLAIR # 19942, S.G. BENNETT # 19934, Sgt 3/c R.E. FORD # 10076
Front Row L to R:
A.C. BURNS # 19904, J.M. CLUGSTON # 19895, Donna M. BURTON ( Donna McMAHON / Donna Thompson ) # 19929 , M.E. AUSTIN # 19908, Suzanne Joy DEARNLEY # 19945, J.A. CAMPBELL # 19903, M.L. CORNISH # 19898, J.A. DAHLBERG, D.M. CONNELL # 19891

 

 


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Cal
11 October 2021


 

 

 




Michael HENNESSY

Michael HENNESSY 

AKA 

Late of 

Son of Michael Richard HENNESSY, NSWPF # ????

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

 

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  3924

 

Service:  From ? ? pre Sept 1936?   to   ? ? ? ? years Service ? ? ?

 

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

Probationary Constable- appointed Monday  7 September 1936 ( aged 21 years, 0 months, 0 days )

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?

Detective – appointed ? ? ?

Senior Constable – appointed ? July 1954  

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 26 April 1957  ( 1968 Stud Book )

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 26 April 1957 ( 1969 Stud Book )

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

 

 

Final Rank = Sergeant  ?/ Class – 

 

Stations?, Yass ( Cst 1/c – SenCon ( 1954 )), Broken Hill, ?

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = ?

Time in Retirement from Police: ?

 

Awards:  No Find on Australian Honours system

 

 Born:  Friday  3 April 1914

Died on? ? ?

Age?

 

Cause?

Event location:   ?

Event date ?

 

Funeral date? ? ?

Funeral location? 

Funeral Parlour: ?

Buried at: ?

 

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

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

 

Michael R HENNESSY, Michael HENNESSY

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William James HUFF

William James HUFF

AKA Bill 

Late of Miranda, NSW 

 

NSW Police Training College – Penrith  Class #  014 – 026

NSW Police Cadet # 0810

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  7272

 

Rank:  Commenced Training as Police Cadet on 26 April 1949 ( aged 16 years, 1 month, 30 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed 27 February 1952 ( aged 19 years )

Constable – appointed ? ? ? 

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( YES )

Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? 

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 10 November 1967

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? March 1975

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 1 December 1978

Inspector – appointed 17 September 1982

Chief Inspector – appointed ? ? ? 

Superintendent – appointed ? July 1985

Chief Superintendent – appointed 30 March 1988

Final Rank =  Chief Superintendent

 

Stations?, # 4 Division ( Phillip St ? – 1952 ), Goulburn ( 1953 ), 21 Division ( 1956 ), Liverpool Detectives ( May 1974 – Jan. 1976 ), ‘ I ‘ District Office – Liverpool ( Det Insp. ), Wollongong District – Superintendent – Deputy District Officer – Wollongong ( 1985 ), District Commander – Maroubra ( Eastern District )( March 1988 ) – Retirement

Service:  From 26 April 1949   to   3 October 1988 ( Optional Retirement )  =  39 years, 5 months, 7 days  Service

 

Awards:  National Medal – granted 8 June 1988 ( Det Supt )

 

Born:  Monday  27 February 1933

Died on:  Sunday  16 August 2020 

Age:  87 years, 5 months, 20 days

Cause?

Event location:   ?

Event date ?

 

Funeral date? ? ?

Funeral location? 

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Funeral Parlour: Olsens Family Funerals – 02 9545 3477

Buried at: ?

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

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

 

Bill HUFF
POLICE SEND OFF HELD AT THE ILLAWARRA YACHT CLUB.
CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT BILL HUFF (WOLLONGONG DISTRICT OFFICE)
APRIL 1988

 

Bill HUFF
POLICE SEND OFF HELD AT THE ILLAWARRA YACHT CLUB.
CHIEF SUPT. BILL HUFF (WHITE SHIRT)
APRIL 1988

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


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Goulburn Evening Post (NSW : 1940 – 1954),

Friday 5 June 1953, page 1

PERSONAL Constables W. Huff and L. C. Riseman, formerly of Phillip Street, Sydney, are now attached to Goulburn Police Station.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/104557431


 

 

 

Goulburn Evening Post (NSW : 1940 – 1954),

Tuesday 7 July 1953, page 2

The Truth Saved Him From Gaol

The fact that he had told the truth with regard to his seeking work saved a man from being gaoled for vagrancy when he came before the Goulburn Police Court yesterday.

He is William Roy Carroll, of no fixed address, and he was sentenced to the rising of the Court.

Constable D. Dulgin told the court of the circumstances in which he had found the defendant in a shed in Back Street.

Other police gave supporting evidence and explained to Mr. A. J. Paton, S.M., who was on the Bench, the conditions under which track rations and relief are granted.

Carroll told Mr. Paton that at the time of his arrest he was genuinely intending to leave Goulburn and find work.

He said he had a suitcase which contained 9 shirts, three hats, a pair of boots, a pair of shoes, a frying pan and “accessories,” and other clothing.

The case was adjourned to check up on his statements and later the suitcase was produced in court.

Constable W. Huff also tendered a letter which indicated that Carroll had sought work at the Government Employment Office.

Mr. Paton said he would give him a chance to get out of Goulburn and threatened to give him a stiff sentence if he came along again on a similar charge.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/100391840

 

 


 

Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 – 1995),

Tuesday 21 June 1955, page 6

Three Months’ Gaol For Speeding

SYDNEY, Monday.

A driver of a semi-trailer which travelled up to 70 m.p.h. from Mascot to Wollongong, pursued by police, was to-day gaoled for six months.

The driver of the truck, Peter Justin Gleeson, 28, of no fixed address, also ‘had his licence cancelled for three years.

Mr. Avery, S.M., in Central Court, imposed the maximum sentence for the charge of dangerous driving.

Constable Huff, of 21 Division, said the semi-trailer at times veered to the wrong side of the road, forcing traffic to pull up and pedestrians to scatter for safety, while the police car was almost forced on to the foot path.

A road block was put up at Wollongong, but nine miles on the Sydney side, Gleeson lost control of the semi-trailer and ran off the road. Gleeson was found lying in the bush 60 yards away.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/91201209


 

June 1956: Constable William (Bill). J. Huff of No. 21 Division, placed the following advertisement in the June issue of the News South Wales Police News Magazine, “ Constable W. J. Huff of 21
Division urgently requires accommodation for himself, wife and one child, and would greatly appreciate any assistance from his Police colleagues to obtain a flat or cottage”. Later in the 1970’s Detective Sergeant Huff was stationed at Liverpool Police Station.

Source: Liverpool Police Time Line ( 1788 – 2016 )


 

 

Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 – 2001),

Friday 2 February 1973 (No.19), page 376

IN the Supreme Court of New South Wales.—Probate Division. —No. 710344.— The estate of CYRIL CHARLES HUFF, late of Engadine, in the State of New South Wales, retired, deceased. — Probate granted by the Supreme Court of New South Wales on 20th day of May, 1971.—Pursuant to the Wills, Probate and Administration Act, 1898-1954 (Testator’s Family Maintenance and Guardianship of Infants Act, 1916 – 1954, and Trustee Act, 1925-1942), William James Huff and Laura Mabel Rose Huff, the executors of the will of the said Cyril Charles Huff, who died on the 25th day of November, 1970, hereby give notice that creditors and others having any claim against or to the estate of the said deceased are required to send particulars of their claims to the said executors, care of Forrest Dufty & Company, Solicitors, 36 Ormonde Parade, Hurstville, on or before the 16th day of April, 1973, at the expiration of which time the said executors will distribute the assets, having regard only to the claims of which they then have notice.—

Dated the 25th day of January, 1973. FORREST DUFTY & CO., Solicitors, 36 Ormonde Parade, Hurstville 2220. 3484—-$4

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/220185448


 

Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 – 1995),

Thursday 28 April 1977, page 16

 

 

Man for trial over mother’s death

SYDNEY: A 22-year-old man was committed for trial yesterday on a charge of murdering his mother.

Mr Mark Frederick Yarad, unemployed, of Cronulla, appeared in the City Court, charged with having murdered Mrs Alma Isabella Yarad at Cronulla on March 15.

Mr Goldrick, SM, found that a prima facie case against Mr Yarad had been established, and committed him to the present sittings of the Central Criminal Court.

The man’s father said his son had undergone a complete personality change after leaving school, and had been abusive toward his mother

Mr Callile John Yarad, a bookmaker, said his son had been a perfect person until he was 18, being a fine scholar.

After finishing school his son would return home for a while and then go off again, and would never keep in touch with his parents, he said. During this time he had found his son had been taking “pot”.

Mr Yarad said a parcel, which he thought contained a gun, was delivered to his son at their home on the morning of the alleged murder.

That afternoon Mr Yarad sen. had gone out and when he returned he found the police at his house.

Detective-Sergeant W. Huff told the court he had gone to the house and had seen Mr Mark Yarad.

Sergeant Huff said Mr Yarad told him, “I have shot my mother — she’s inside”.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/110735180


William “Bill” HUFF

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HUFF William “Bill” Aged 87 Years

You never failed to do your best, Your heart was true and tender, You simply lived for those you loved, And those you loved remember.

Dulcie, Steve and family, Sue, Jen and family, Margaret (dec), Craig and family. The proud loved ones of a humble man.

A private family service has been held for Bill.

http://www.legacy.com/funerals/olsens-new-south-wales/obituary.aspx?n=william-huff-bill&pid=196694123

 

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Graham Bruce DENNIS

Graham Bruce DENNIS

AKA Bub 

Late of Kogarah, NSW 

 

NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern    Class #  058

 

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  9178

 

Rank:  Commenced Training at Redfern Police Training Centre on 7 October 1958 ( aged 29 years, 7 months, 16 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed 17 November 1958 ( aged 29 years, 8 months & 27 days )

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed 17 November 1964

Senior Constable – appointed 17 November 1968  

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 26 July 1976

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Final Rank =  Sergeant 2nd Class

 

Stations?, Traffic Sgt ( 15 Division ), Maroubra – Retirement

Service:  From 7 October 1958   to   28 April 1985  =  26 years, 6 months & 21 days Service

 

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

1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 15 May 1985 ( Sgt 2/c )

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

 

Born:  Thursday  21 February 1929 – Wingham, NSW

Died on:  Friday  21 August 2020 at home

Age:  91 years, 6 months old

Cause?

Event location:  Home

Event date:  Friday  21 August 2020 

 

Funeral date:  Tuesday  1 September 2020 @ noon

Funeral location:  Olsens Farewell Chapel, 691 Old Princes Hwy, Sutherland, NSW

Funeral will be Live Streamed.  Request link HERE

Venue is capped at 50

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Funeral Parlour: Olsens Funerals, Sutherland, NSW  02 9545 3477

Buried at: Cremated

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

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

 

Royal Australian Navy – Service # R36906

Graham Bruce DENNIS

Graham Bruce DENNIS

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


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DENNIS
Graham Bruce (Bub)

Passed away peacefully at home. 21-08-20

91 yrs

Devoted and loving husband of Norma, for 66 yrs.

Dearly loved and respected by 4 children, Julie, Kim, Janniene and Craig,

10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Return serviceman of the Royal Australian Navy, 1949-1958.

Crown Sergeant of the NSW Police Force, 1959-1987.

Private service will be held.

 

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/graham-dennis-obituary?pid=196694153

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Gary James LAMBERT

 Gary James LAMBERT

AKA  Nutty

Son of former NSWPF member, Gordon Charles LAMBERT # 8066 ( R.I.P. )

Late of  Terrigal

NSW Police Cadet # 3315

NSW Redfern Police Academy Class # ???

New South Wales Police Force

Probationary Constable # 92281

Regd. #  18216

Rank: NSW Police Cadet – commenced 1 February 1977

Probationary Constable – appointed 8 August 1978

Senior Constable – appointed 8 August 1987

Final Rank = Senior Constable

Stations:  Hornsby, Gosford – School Lecturing – Public Relations – Neighbourhood Watch, Terrigal G.D’s – Death

ServiceFrom  1 February 1977  to  4 March 1995 = 18+ years Service

Awards:   National Medal – granted 2 February 1995

Born:   Saturday  8 August 1959

Died on:  Saturday 4 March 1995

Age35

Cause:   Drowned in heavy surf whilst teaching Junior Life Savers.

Due to the heavy surf, Nutty wasn’t found for 3 days.

Event location:  Terrigal Point, Terrigal

Event date:   Saturday  4 March 1995

Funeral date:   ? ? ?

Funeral location:   St Mark’s Anglican Church, Terrigal

Wake location:  ?

Funeral Parlour:  ?

Buried at:   Cremated.  Ashes spread, off Police Launch ? – from Brooklyn, at Terrigal Beach & Wamberal Beach

 Memorial located at:   1:  Wamberal Surf Club:  The Restaurant of the Surf Club has a room named in Memory of Gary Lambert who was an active and Life Member of that Club.

2:  the annual Gary Lambert Nutty Masters carnival at Wamberal Beach for over 30’s

 

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


 

 Funeral location TBA


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May they forever Rest In Peace

“Nutty” had joined the Wamberal Surf Life Saving Club as a ‘Junior’ and became a legend in his ability to handle big seas.
He was also a committee man, for the club, for 15 years and represented the club in Central Coast and NSW teams.
In his later years he turned to coaching at both Nipper and Senior level.
Gary enriched the lives of everyone he came in contact with, and he is sorely missed by the club and his mates.
A true Hero of the Surf.
Wamberal Surf Life Saving Club have named their ‘Masters Carnival’ the “Nutty Masters Carnival” for 30’s plus and, in 2017 was in it’s 22nd year.
Gary’s Grandfather’s nickname was “Nutty”.  He nicknamed his son – Gordon Charles LAMBERT “Nutty”.  Gordon Charles LAMBERT was a NSWPF member ( Regd # 8066 ).  Gordon nicknamed his son, Gary, “Nutty” also.  It would appear that the male lineage of this family had the “larican personality” which earned them the nickname of “Nutty”.
“Nutty” ( Gary ) is also credited as the Founder of the Wamberal Savers Rugby Club which was started in 1985.
That Club eventually ‘folded’ but one of Nutty’s son’s – Billy ( who was 18 at the time ), as a Tribute to his father, restarted the Club in 2015 and the new Club went on to win the Premiership in 2018.

Retired NSWPF member Hugh Hargreave, who worked with Nutty at Terrigal, sitting inside the restaurant at Wamberal Surf Club - reminiscing about his mate <br />
Retired NSWPF member Hugh Hargreave, who worked with Nutty at Terrigal, sitting inside the restaurant at Wamberal Surf Club – reminiscing about his mate – 2016.


 

 




Cecil Alfred SHAW 

Cecil Alfred SHAW 

Husband to Mrs Eileen Shaw ( Special Constable Eileen Patrician WILSON ) # P/W ??? & Wayne SHAW # 18327
Late of Lansvale, NSW
AKA  Cec & Ike

NSW Penrith Police Training College Class #  ? ? ?

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  6992

 

Rank:  Probationary Constable – appointed  4 June 1951

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? April 1958

Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed  1 October 1967

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?

 

Final Rank = Sergeant 1st Class

 

Stations?, 22 Division – Liverpool ( pre Sept 1955 – Nov 1967 ), Merrylands ( Nov 1967 – ? ) – ( 26 Division ), Parramatta ( 18 Division ), Fairfield ( 34 Division ),

 

ServiceFrom  ? ? pre June 1951  to  ? ? ? ? years Service

 

Awards:   No find on Australian Honours

 

Born:   Tuesday  29 December 1931

Died on:   ? October 1994

Age:  62

Cause:   ?

 

Event location:   ?

Event date:   ?

 

Funeral date:   ? ? ?

Funeral location:   ?

Wake location:  ?

Funeral Parlour:  ?

 

Buried at:   ?

 Memorial located at:   ?

 

Cec SHAW

Cec SHAW

 

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 Grave location TBA


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My dad. Wish I had updated photos on my telephone but I don’t.
My dad had three jobs to put us six kids through private school.
Police officers were not allowed to have a second job in the old days. Still, Dad drove trucks and laid cement on the side.
With three jobs he still always seemed to have the time to take us to our horse shows, picnics on the beach and just being there, being a dad in general to us.
Miss my dad every day. Happy Father’s Day Dad.

 


 

September 1955Eileen Patrician WILSON, a Constable with the School Lecturing Section at Darlinghurst married Cecil Alfred Shaw, a Constable and member of 22 Division, Liverpool.

They married at St. Patricks Catholic Church, Parramatta.

( Source: Liverpool Police History – 1788 – 2016 )

 





 Glendon John JONES

 Glendon John JONES

AKA  Glen / Jonesy
Son to Norma Juneita JONES – son of Allan William ( Jerry ) JONES ( both deceased )
and brother to retired NSWPF member Kevin JONES
Late of Nambucca Heads & formerly of Maitland

NSW Redfern Police Academy Class #  185

New South Wales Police Force

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Rank:  Probationary Constable – appointed 20 August 1982

Constable 1st Class – appointed 20 August 1987

Detective Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Final Rank = Senior Constable

Stations?, Macksville, Nambucca Heads Police Stn – Retirement

ServiceFrom  ? ? pre August 1982  to  12 October 2000 =  18 years Service

Awards:   National Medal – granted on 30 August 2000 ( SenCon )

Born:   Thursday 4 April 1957

Died on:   Friday  24 May 2019

Age:  62

Cause:   ?

Event location:   ?

Event date:   ?

Funeral date:   Friday  31 May 2019 @ 11am

Funeral location:   in the park – Coronation Park, Short St, Nambucca Heads, NSW

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Pancreatic Cancer

Wake location:  ?

Funeral Parlour:  Bernard Laverty Funerals, 6568 1555

Buried at:   Cremated

 Memorial located at:   ?

 

Glendon John JONES

 

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Prior to joining the Ranks of the NSW Police Force, Glen was an Inspectors Clerk at Wallsend Police Station.
His mother, Norma Juneita JONES died on 20 January 2016 and she was the Widow of Allan William ( Jerry ) JONES.
Glendon John Jones ‘Glen’
Passed away 24th May, 2019
Aged 62 years
Late of Nambucca Heads and formerly Maitland.
Much loved husband of Kelly.
Dearly loved father & father in law of Natalie & Ciaran, Chloe & Ryan, Isaac and Liam.
Poppy to Darcy, Lachlan and Aria.
Sadly missed by his brother’s Kevin, Barry and Gerry and the extended family.
“In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Pancreatic Cancer”.
https://www.bernardlaverty.com.au/tribute-centre/tributes/?fbclid=IwAR2E9ptggZHuniyR9pd6DztFRR99nimSsnyUzKq8r6MujpaH6JUyUMtQDBM#client/d3b572f8-a8e7-45ec-81a1-6f5a4fd7289e

 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Funeral-Service—Cemetery/Bernard-Laverty-Funerals-1079432912077974/

Susan Mcateer This wonderful man is literally my hero. He Saved my life and I will never ever forget what he did for me. My heart is broken for his family and friends. So so sadly he will be missed ????

 


 




John Aloysius BRYANT

John Aloysius BRYANT

AKA JB, Sarge, Jack – to his Grandchildren
Late of Canberra

NSW Redfern or Penrith Police Academy Class #  ? ? ?

Uniform # 1428

New South Wales Police Force

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Rank:  Probationary Constable – appointed 10 August 1959

Constable 1st Class – appointed 10 August 1965

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 30 November 1974

Senior Sergeant ( Sgt 1/C ) – appointed 13 October 1984

does NOT appear in the 1989 Stud Book

Final Rank = Senior Sergeant

Stations:  Yass ( 1963 – 1964 ), Western District ( 1965 ), Eugowra ( 1964 – 1973 ), Tocumwal ( 1973 – 1974 ), Berrigan ( early 1974 – 1982 ), Redfern ( 7 Division ), The Rocks, Sydney Police Centre ( 1982 – 1988 ) – Retirement

ServiceFrom  ? ? pre August 1959?  to  14 September 1988 =  29+ years Service

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

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

Born:   Sunday  14 September 1930

Died on:   Tuesday  7 May 2019

Age:  88

Cause:   Pneumonia

Event location:  Calvary Hospital, Canberra

Event date:  Tuesday  7 May 2019

Funeral date:   Monday  13 May 2019

Funeral location:   Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Amaroo, ACT

Wake location:  Nicholls, ACT

Funeral Parlour:  Tobin Brothers

Buried at:   Gungahlin Cemetery ( with his wife – Pam who passed 23 Sept. 2017 ), Sandford St, Mitchell, ACT

Grave location:  ( Plaque Beam ) PB – 01 – 03 – 00 – 546

 Memorial located at:   ?

 

John Aloysius BRYANT
John Aloysius BRYANT – Photo: MaryJane Lalliard

 

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Thank you for acknowledging our Dad on the Australian Police website. It is a wonderful thing for you to do. I have included some additional information about Dad below – I am sorry it has taken me so long to get round to sending you this information.

He was a wonderful man and had some very special memories of his time in the NSW Police Force, especially his time in the country stations.

He is survived by his three daughters – Kate, Sally & MaryJane, and four grandchildren – Annie, Samantha, Jake & Matthew.

He is now with Mum (Pam) who passed away on 23 September 2017.

 

Regards

MaryJane

 





Richard ROBERTS

Richard ROBERTS

AKA  RICHIE
Late of  ?

Australian Federal Police Force

Regd. #  ?????

Rank:  Superintendent

Final Rank = Superintendent

Stations?

ServiceFrom  ? ? ?  to  29 October 2018 ? years Service

Awards:   ?

Born:   ? ? ?

Died on:   Sunday  29 October 2018

Age?

Cause:   Suicide –

Event location:  AFP National Headquarters, Edmund Barton building, Canberra

Event date:  Sunday  29 October 2018

 Funeral date:   ? ? ?

Funeral location:   ?

Wake location:  ?

Funeral Parlour:  ?

Buried at:   ?

 Memorial located at:   ?

 

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Sadly, another Australian Police Officer has suicided.
That member was with the Australian Federal Police ( AFP ) in Canberra.
By all accounts, he was a good person and had only hours prior, posted on Facebook and appeared happy.
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AFP suicides: Another police officer has walked into work and not come out alive

EXCLUSIVE. The third Australian police officer in less than two years appears to have taken his own life at work. WARNING: Distressing.

WARNING: Distressing

FOR the third time in less than two years, an Australian Federal Police officer has walked into their work building, and not come out alive.

The Australian Federal Police Association has named Superintendent Richard Roberts as the man who “appears to have taken his own life” at the AFP national headquarters in the Edmund Barton Building, Canberra, yesterday.

An AFP spokesperson also confirmed that “a member of the AFP” had died, in a statement to news.com.au.

“A brief is now being prepared for the ACT Coroner,” the spokesperson said.

The AFP did not respond to further questions regarding the matter.

News.com.au understands the AFP commissioner Andrew Colvin this morning “spoke to troops” to inform them of the tragedy in an email and video to colleagues nationwide.

It’s the third incident in which an AFP officer appeared to take their own life inside one of the organisation’s buildings since the start of last year.

In November 2017, AFP member Malcolm Scott, 59, walked into the foyer of the organisation’s Melbourne building and took his own life just before 9am on a Saturday.

Mr Colvin said at the time that it was “with great sadness I can confirm one of our police officers has died in Melbourne”.

“The male officer was found by colleagues in the AFP’s Melbourne Headquarters in La Trobe Street,” he said.

READ: Second tragic death at AFP Melbourne headquarters

READ: Internal investigations into whistleblowers a ‘necessary evil’

Mr Scott’s death followed that of colleague Sue Jones, 53, a mother-of-two who died by in shockingly similar circumstances in the same building earlier that year. Mr Scott and Ms Jones had worked on the same team within the Melbourne branch, according to colleagues who spoke to news.com.au. Both deaths were later deemed to be non-suspicious.

Independent police advocacy and support group Blue Hope spokesman Mark Kelly previously told news.com.au he was concerned officers might be trying to send a message by taking their lives in the workplace.

“It’s tragic and does point to problems in the AFP,” he said.

“We’ve been contacted by a lot of members who have been struggling with PTSD.”

‘THIS JOB’S F***ED’

One AFP source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, today told news.com.au that the only thing he believed “would fix the (organisation’s) welfare system is a royal commission”.

“It needs intense scrutiny that the agencies can’t cover up,” he said.

“We have an expression in our job: TJF — this job’s f***ed.

“Morale is in the toilet. We know we have no support and no backing from most of the management.”

The source described the company’s external Employee Assistance Program as inadequate.

“If the Employee Assistance Program they always reference was adequate we wouldn’t have members falling like flies,” he said.

“(Some soft drink companies) have a more functional and workable welfare system than we do.

“It’s not just the AFP; I know of many people from state forces and other emergency services who are struggling and getting no support.”

In March this year, the high rate of suicide deaths and mental health conditions experienced by first responders — including emergency service workers and volunteers — prompted a federal Parliament committee to launch an inquiry into the role of the Commonwealth and the states to address the issues.

The inquiry is expected to release its report on the matter in February 2019.

It came after almost 100 past and present AFP agents contacted news.com.au to report widespread mental health issues among first responders within the organisation, mismanagement of the issue, and a disturbing internal bullying culture.

News.com.au exposed the issues in an investigative series, which prompted the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) to audit the AFP’s management of mental health within the organisation.

READ: AFP Commissioner’s vow

READ: AFP agent’s open letter

The report, released on March 7 this year, found that the “AFP lacks a comprehensive and consolidated organisational health and wellbeing framework to enable effective management and support of employee mental health”.

“While the AFP offers a variety of mental health support services, there is no evidence that these services are effective and they are not supported by sound governance, risk management, evaluation or an articulated business rationale,” the report read.

“The AFP does not currently have in place mechanisms or sufficient data to appropriately align resources with key mental health risks.”

READ: Traumatised agent suing the AFP for huge sum

READ: Inside the AFP

The ANAO made six recommendations, which the AFP agreed to implement as part of its “new Health and Wellbeing Strategy for the organisation” by mid-May this year.

The AFP also engaged the Phoenix Australia Centre to conduct an independent mental health review into the organisation. It released its report earlier this year and made 37 recommendations to be implemented over five years.

But for some, it’s proven too little, too late.

‘THE SHOCK AND SADNESS IS VERY REAL’

Tributes have flowed in on social media for the AFP officer who died in Canberra yesterday.

“I work with him, truly great guy and a real gentleman,” one person wrote.

“The shock and sadness is very real here today. RIP mate.”

Another wrote: “Another tragic loss, thoughts go out to family, friends and colleagues. So terribly sad, please always talk, share you concerns and fears, we need to always be there for one another.”

READ: Push for inquiry into the AFP

READ: AFP agents’ harrowing stories

The widow of NSW Police homicide detective Ashley Bryant, a father who took his own life in 2013, also weighed in on the tragedy — as well as an apparent suicide of a NSW paramedic the day before — in a public post on social media.

“I think that it’s important that we don’t assume those suffering from a psychological injury have not asked for help,” Deborah Bryant wrote.

“In many cases, they have indeed sought help and have been surrounded by family, friends and colleagues who have given all the support they can give.

“We need to acknowledge that disclosure of a psychological injury does not automatically make it better. It is a fight that is fought day by day, and all too often minute by minute.

“If we as a society truly want to stop these suicide deaths or indeed the many more ‘living deaths’ of our Service Personnel, then we need to rally our governments to provide the foundations of support unique to what our service men and women suffer.

“A good start would be dedicated mental health facilities, so that when they seek treatment they are not sitting in the same room as criminals and drug addicts.

“We also need to collectively demand our governments provide income support directly, rather than through privatised runners, so that our service men and women can continue to support their families and be given time to heal without the burden of unnecessary and emasculating demands to ‘prove’ they are worthy of this support.”

READ: ‘A whole lot of ticking time bombs’

According to Ms Bryant, suicide deaths rarely “occur without warning signs”.

“The (organisations) should proactively intervene rather than expect those suffering to cry out,” she said.

“Obviously, that’s not an easy thing to do, but if nothing changes then nothing at all will change.”

If you need help call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636.

For more information on how to support others who might need help and what warning signs to look for, visit: Conversations Matter.

megan.palin@news.com.au | @Megan_Palin

https://www.news.com.au/news/afp-suicides-another-police-officer-has-left-his-workplace-in-a-body-bag/news-story/64ebb82014180fcde0a6dd781dc7efae

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Victor KOSTIUK

 Victor “Vic” KOSTIUK

Husband of Retired Member of Victoria Police – Superintendent Pauline Kostiuk

Father of Serving Victoria Police member – Detective Felix Kostiuk

Late of  ?

Victoria Police

Regd. #?

Rank: Detective Senior Sergeant

Final Rank = Detective Senior Sergeant

Stations: Somerville Family Violence Unit, Officer in Charge

ServiceFrom  1980  to  14th September = 38 years Service

Awards: National Medal (6th of September, 1995)

Born: Thursday, 5 February 1959

Died on: Friday, 14 September 2018 during the early afternoon

Age: 59

Cause: motor vehicle collision

Event location: Chapel of the Victoria Police Academy, View Mount Rd, Glen Waverley, Victoria

Event date: September 21st, 2018, commencing at 2.00 pm

Funeral date: TBA (private burial will follow)

Funeral location:  TBA

Wake location:  ?

Funeral Parlour:  Selwyn Allen All Faiths Funerals, 15 Derham Street, Mt Waverley, Victoria 3149 

Buried at:  TBA

 Memorial located at:  TBA

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Proud police family mourn loss of veteran killed on memorial ride

15 September 2018 — 11:45am – by Joe Hinchliffe

Detective Senior Sergeant Victor ‘Vic’ Kostiuk died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car travelling in the opposite direction along the Princes Highway near Orbost on Friday.

Among those mourning the 59-year-old veteran officer are his son, Detective Felix Kostiuk – who was riding next to his father when he was hit – and his wife, retired Superintendent Pauline Kostiuk.

Detective Senior Sergeant Kostiuk’s immediate family asked for privacy. But his broader blue family in the Victoria Police remembered him as a leader in the fight against domestic violence who had much more to give.

Acting Chief Commissioner Shane Patton said Detective Senior Sergeant Kostiuk had been “chuffed” to be given a role at the head of the Somerville Family Violence Unit just a few months ago.

“He’s been a detective on-and-off throughout his career but it was a very big thing for him to again get to the rank of detective and have that in front of his senior sergeant rank,” Acting Chief Commissioner Patton said on Saturday.

“He’s been committed in the latter stages of his career to combating family violence and he’s become somewhat of an expert in family violence and very well respected.

“Victor was planning to be working for many more years to go, he had a much-unfinished business, especially in the family violence world, where he seemed to have a renewed lease of life and energy to achieve great outcomes.”


Victoria Police mourn Victor Kostiuk, one of their own killed on a charity motorcycle ride

15 September 2018 – 6:46pm – by Kathy Lord

Victoria Police is pleading with the public to obey the road rules after one of their own was killed in a charity motorcycle ride in honour of officers killed in the line of duty.

Detective Senior Sergeant Victor Kostiuk, 59, was riding alongside his son, also a police officer, in the Wall to Wall charity ride from Melbourne to Canberra when he was killed.

A car driving in the opposite direction on the Princes Highway east of Orbost, in far eastern Victoria, veered onto the wrong side of the road and collided with Detective Senior Sergeant Kostiuk’s motorcycle.

He and his son had been travelling about 10 minutes ahead of the main group of 300 riders.

Victoria Police Acting Chief Commissioner Shane Patton started the ride in Melbourne on Friday and told them to go safely.

He went through the police academy with the dead officer’s wife and said the family was in mourning.

“Clearly they’re shattered,” he said.

“Victor was a fantastic member of this organisation, a member for nearly 40 years.

“He was really chuffed just the other day to have been recently appointed back to the rank of detective senior sergeant, something he was particularly proud of.

“It’s a tremendous loss for Victoria Police.”

Source: TheNewDaily

Drugs involved in cop’s road death, court hears

17 September 2018 – 10:05pm – by Josh Fagan

The driver appeared in Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court on Monday, charged with culpable driving causing the death of Detective Senior Sergeant Victor Kostiuk, 59.

The crash happened on the Princes Highway at Cabbage Tree Creek, near Orbost, on Friday afternoon.

It is alleged the suspect veered onto the wrong side of the road and was travelling at 137kmh when he struck Detective Senior Sergeant Kostiuk, Seven News reported.

The court heard the suspect had earlier smoked ice, took Valium and drunk alcohol before getting a friend, 16, to blow into an interlock device before he took over driving, Seven News reported. Major Collision Investigation Unit Detective Phil Frith told Latrobe Valley Magistrates Court Mr Reid had had one hour’s sleep when he decided to drive back on Friday, Illawarra Mercury reported.

Mr Kostiuk was riding his motorcycle as part of the Wall to Wall ride in honour of fallen officers. His son, Detective Senior Sergeant Felix Kostiuk, was also among a motorcade of 300 motorbike riders who were due to arrive at the National Police Memorial in Canberra on Saturday.

Acting Chief Commissioner Shane Patton said some of his last words to Det Sen-Sgt Kostiuk as he left on the memorial ride were “travel safely”.

Source: news.com.au.


Note: sometimes also spelled Kostuik.

Notices

KOSTIUK Victor
5 Feb, 1959 – 14 Sep, 2018.
Adored husband of Pauline, wife of 38 years. Devoted father and idol of Felix and perfect father-in-law of Nicole. Loved brother of Alex and Eleanore and inspirational uncle to many.

His mighty presence, passion and joyfulness have made the world a better place.

“Be the instrument of change”


KOSTIUK

A Service celebrating the life of Detective Senior Sergeant Victor Kostiuk will be held in the Chapel of the Victoria Police Academy, View Mount Rd, Glen Waverley on Friday (September 21st, 2018) commencing at 2.00 pm. A Private Burial will follow.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Victor to Police Legacy. Envelopes available at the Service.

POLICE HONOURS

Victoria Police


KOSTIUK. – Victor.

The President, Executive and Members of The Police Association mourn the passing of Detective Senior Sergeant Victor Kostiuk and extend their deepest sympathy to his family.

At Rest