Dallas Leonard TIDYMAN
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # ?
Rank: Senior Constable
Stations: School of Traffic and Mobile Policing – Goulburn
Service: From 8 December 1980 to 15 August 1994 = 13+ years Service
Awards: National medal – granted 2 December 1994 ( posthumously )
Born: 24 August 1957
Died on: 15 August 1994
Cause: Motor Vehicle Accident ( Police motor cycle )
Death location: Lachlan Valley Way, Boorowa
Funeral date: ? August, 1994
Funeral location: ?
Buried at: ?
Memorial location: ? Lachlan Valley Way, left hand side 5 kms from Boorwoa
IN LOVING MEMORY OF SENIOR CONSTABLE DALLAS TIDYMAN. 24.8.57. – 15.8.94. TRAGICALLY KILLED WHILST ON DUTY. A TRIBUTE FROM HIS WORK MATES.
At 2.30pm on 15 August, 1994 Senior Constable Tidyman, a senior motor cycle instructor, was riding at the rear of a column of trainee police cyclists. While travelling along the Lachlan Valley Way, Boorowa he was struck by an oncoming vehicle and fatally injured. The offending driver had apparently lost control of the vehicle before veering across the roadway and colliding with Senior Constable Tidyman’s cycle.
The constable was born in 1957 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 8 December, 1980. At the time of his death he was attached to the School of Traffic and Mobile Policing, New South Wales Police Academy, Goulburn.