Dennis Charles MATTS
Late of ?
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 10197
Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed 30 October 1961
Senior Constable – appointed 1 April 1971
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 6 June 1979
Sergeant – Retirement
Stations: ?, Eden – Lock Up Keeper, Orana District – Retirement
Service: From ? ? pre October 1961? to 30 October 1996 = 35+ years Service
Awards: National Medal – granted 6 November 1980
1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 2 November 1988
2nd Clasp to National Medal – granted 28 August 1997
Born: 12 August 1941
Died on: Monday 12 June 2017
Event location: ?
Event date: ?
Funeral date: Friday 16 June 2017 @ 1pm
Funeral location: Manna House Church, 8 Bellevue Street, South Nowra
Buried at: ?
Memorial located at: ?
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Nowra welcomes Melbourne Cup tour
THE Shoalhaven’s Melbourne Cup tour jumped from the starting barrier and raced towards the finishing line on Friday.
The tour of the golden cup started in the morning in Nowra’s Jelly Bean Park and people jockeyed for positions to get their photos taken with the $175 000 cup.
Racing fans, school children and interested passer-bys all took the chance to have a photo take with the iconic trophy.
Even the grandson of Etienne de Mestre, trainer of Archer who won the first Melbourne Cup in 1861, Mark de Mestre took the chance to have his photo taken with the cup.
Mr de Mestre said seeing the cup gives him and many others pleasure and excitement.The cup tour included stops Osborne Nursing home, a school, a pre-school and the Shoalhaven Business awards.