Constable 1st Class Neville Patrick JURY


Constable 1st Class Neville Patrick JURY

Motor Vehicle Accident


15 September, 1957


On 14 September, 1957 Constable Jury was riding his Police Special Traffic Patrol cycle in Maitland Road, Mayfield. Another vehicle pulled out onto the roadway from in front of a bus, hitting the cycle and causing it to skid into the path of another oncoming vehicle. Constable Jury was also hit by the second vehicle and pinned beneath the bumper bar. He was taken to the Royal Newcastle Hospital suffering fractures and internal injuries, however he died the next day.


The constable was born in 1916 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 4 February, 1946. At the time of his death he was stationed at Mayfield.

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My friendship with Neville Jury is the reason I Joined the NSW Police Force. As a 17 year old it was Neville who talked me into Joining. I came from Mayfield and lived in Barton Street approximately 60 metres from the Police Station and worked at a garage opposite the Police Station. I remember the day Neville died, I was stationed at Cowra, my sister had rang me to give me the sad news of his passing, it was as like losing a brother. Neville is buried approximately 20 metres from my family at Sandgate and I visit his grave… Read more »

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