Craig Richard HUGHES

aka ‘ The Ghost Buster ‘ & ‘ Hughsie ‘

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  23935

Rank:  Probationary Constable – appointed 26 June 1987

Constable – appointed 26 June 1988

Senior Constable

Discharged in 2000

Stations:  Blacktown, Merrylands, Parramatta HWP

Possibly out of Class 226 or 227 possibly attached to K District HWP.

Service:   From ? ? pre June 1987  to  15 July 2001 = 14+ years Service

Awards:  No find on It’s An Honour

Born:  1 August 1959

Died:  15 July 2001

Cause:  Suicide – carbon monoxide ( car fumes ) at Lower Portland Cemetery

( left a suicide note about how ” the job ” took him. )

Age:  41

Funeral date: ?

Funeral location: ?

Memorial location 1: Lower Portland General Cemetery, Lower Portland, NSW

Other Denominations section, Row 1, Plot 2

Grave location 1:

Pinegrove Memorial Park
Location: Peace Rose Gardens
Section: Rose Garden

Lot: Right 23 ( Pinegrove Memorial Pk have Lot: Right 37 )

Lat/Lng: -33.78903, 150.84660

FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED ON THIS MEMBER.

Craig is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance
* BUT SHOULD BE

 

 

 

*** NOTE ***
Craig HUGHES, pertaining to the simple white cross ( above ) which is located in the Lower Portland General Cemetery, is the same as:
Craig Richard Hughes
“Hughsie”
1.8.1959 – 15.7.2001
Beloved husband of Leanne
Much loved father of Amie & Aaron
Dearly loved. Sadly missed
xoxoxo
His grave is located at Pinegrove Cemetery, Minchinberry, NSW
Pinegrove Memorial Park
Location: Peace Rose Gardens
Section: Rose Garden

Lot: Right 23

Lat/Lng: -33.78903, 150.84660
Craig HUGHES 2 - NSWPF - Suicide - 15 July 2001

Craig Richard Hughes “Hughsie” 1.8.1959 – 15.7.2001 Beloved husband of Leanne Much loved father of Amie & Aaron Dearly loved. Sadly missed xoxoxo Pinegrove Cemetery, Minchinberry, NSW

HUGHES, Craig Richard
1.8.59 to 15.7.01
10 Years have passed.
Always in our thoughts, Forever in our Hearts.
Love Mum, Vicki, Tracie & Family.
In Memoriam
Published in The Daily Telegraph on 15/07/2011

– See more at: http://tributes.heraldsun.com.au/archivenotice/2508200/view?random=1424394795045

Having been contacted by the family, Aaron & Leanne HUGHES, in July 2017 – the cross located at Lower Portland Cemetery is the location at which Craig took his life.
Craig is actually buried at the Pinegrove Cemetery location.
May he forever be Resting In Peace
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