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Clive Maxwell WRIGHT


 Clive Maxwell Timothy John WRIGHT

 late of Lachlan St, Cowra

New South Wales Police Force

Father of Robert # 30890 ( Windsor HWP ) & Steven # 29509 ( Lake Macquarie District – Toronto GD’s )


Joined NSW Police Force via NSW Police Cadet system on 5 December 1960


Cadet #  1639


Police Training Centre – Redfern Academy Class 95B


Regd. #  10643


Rank: NSW Police Cadet – commenced Monday 5 December 1960 ( aged 16 years, 8 months, 14 days )

Probationary Constable – appointed 21 March 1963 ( aged 19 years, 0 months, 0 days )

Senior Constable – appointed 21 March 1972

Sergeant – appointed 2 April 1979


Final Rank:  Sergeant 1st Class


Stations:  Sydney Metropolitan Area ( including STP ), Plain Cloths & GD’s at Broken Hill, Tumut, Talbingo ( around late 1960’s – early 1970’s ), 6th Contingent to Cyprus from 13 May 1969 to 16 June 1970 as a Civilian Police Peace Keeper, Blayney, Tea Gardens, Buronga ( 1980’s ),  Cowra, Retirement due to poor health

Wentworth & Newcastle.


ServiceFrom  5 December 1960  to  5 September 1996 = 35 years Service

Time In Retirement:  19 years, 7 months, 16 days

Age at Retirement:  52 years, 5 months, 15 days


AwardsNational Medal – granted 20 January 1981

1st Clasp to the National Medal – granted 8 June 1988

Police Overseas Service Medal – Clasp CYPRUS – granted 8 July 1992

2nd Clasp to the National Medal – granted 27 September 1996


Born:  Tuesday  21 March 1943

Died on:  Thursday  21 April 2016

Cause:  Heart attack  *see below

Age:  72 years, 1 month, 0 days


Funeral date:  Monday  2 May 2016 @ 11am

Funeral location:  St Raphael’s Church, Lachlan Street, COWRA


Buried at:  Cremated – Ashes buried in Cowra Cemetery

Grave location:  Cowra Cemetery, Doncaster Dve, Cowra, NSW

Memorial Tree Section  D26

* There is also a Plaque attached to his parents grave in Narooma ( his wishes )

 Memorial at?

Clive Maxwell WRIGHT

Clive Maxwell WRIGHT, Clive WRIGHT. Constable Clive WRIGHT at Menindee - possibly relieving from Broken Hill - 1966
Constable Clive WRIGHT at Menindee – possibly relieving from Broken Hill – 1966


Clive Maxwell WRIGHT


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


 Funeral location



WRIGHT, Clive Maxwell

Passed away suddenly 21st April 2016, aged 72 years.

Late of Lachlan St, Cowra.

Loving husband of Judy & devoted father and  father in law to Rob & Julie, Steve & Shayne.

Adored Pop to Liam, Jessica, Travis & Laura.


Clive’s family & friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, to be held at St Raphael’s Catholic Church, Cowra, commencing at 11.00am on Monday 2nd May 2016.

Thence for private cremation.


Clive Maxwell WRIGHT. Clive Maxwell WRIGHT Father of Robert ( Windsor HWP ) & Steven ( Lake Macquarie District - Toronto GD's )
Clive Maxwell WRIGHT Father of Robert ( Windsor HWP ) & Steven # 22401 ( Lake Macquarie District – Toronto GD’s )

Clive Maxwell WRIGHT. Inscription: United Nations Association of Australia New South Wales Division To Clive M. Wright In gratitude and Honour for Services to World Peace with the United Nations Force in Cyprus President Executive Officer

Clive Maxwell WRIGHT

Clive Maxwell WRIGHT


Clives’  cause of death was a sudden and severe Heart Attack whilst Caravanning in South Australia (Mt Gambier) with Judy, his wife.

Clives’ memorial (plaque) is pending but will be placed in Cowra and Narooma ( his home town ) soon.

He is survived by his wife, Judy, his two current serving NSWPF sons Rob and Steven and their families.


May Clive forever Rest In Peace.


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