Donald George COATES
AKA COATESY, DON
Late of ?
NSW Redfern OR Penrith Police Academy Class # ? ? ?
New South Wales Police Force
[alert_yellow]Regd. # 7435[/alert_yellow]
Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed 20 October 1952
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 1 April 1968
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 1 March 1976
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Chief Inspector, Assistant Officer, Administration, Disaster & Rescue Branch – pre 18 July 1986
Superintendent – appointed 19 August 1987
Superintendent, Commander, State Operations Support
Last day of Duty = 4 June 1990 – Leave
Final Rank = Superintendent
Stations: ?, *Newtown?, Marrickville Police Rescue Squad, Commander – State Operations Support – Retirement
Service: From ? ? pre October 1952? to 27 May 1991 = 38 years Service
Awards: National Medal – granted 29 March 1991 ( Supt )
Born: Monday 30 November 1931
Died on: Wednesday 29 May 2019
Event location: ?
Event date: ?
Funeral date: Wednesday 5 June 2019 @ 1pm
Funeral location: Easton Funeral Chapel, 16 Florence St, Tweed Heads, NSW
Wake location: ?
Funeral Parlour: Heritage Brothers – 07 55991500
Buried at: ?
Memorial located at: ?
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Date listed: 1/6/2019 30th November 1931-29th May 2019
NSW Police Superintendent (Retired)
Beloved Husband to Fay.
Loving Father to Karen and Wendy.
Cherished Grandpa to Dalton, Bryson, Liiam, Hannah and Michael.
Respected long serving member of the NSW Police Force.
He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Family and friends are warmly invited to attend DONALD’S Funeral Service to be held on Wednesday 5th June 2019 in the Easton Funeral Services Chapel, 16 Florence St, Tweed Heads commencing at 1pm.
Publication: Daily News
Police Association of NSW
COATES, DONALD GEORGE
From the late 1950’s to 1983 Donald (Don) Coates held the positions of branch secretary, chairman and conference delegate of the Parramatta and later Eastwood Branches. He also served as a member of the Executive for a number of years. On reaching commissioned rank he became vice-president and then president of the Commissioned Officers Police Association from May 1987–May 1991. Don was attested in October 1952 and retired on 28 May 1991 with the rank of superintendant.
Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 – 2001), Friday 12 February 1988 (No.28), page 834
BUSH FIRE COUNCIL OF NEW SOUTH WALES
IT is hereby notified that in pursuance of section 39 of the Bush Fires Act 1949, the Governor has approved of the appointment of Superintendent Donald George Coates, as a member of the Bush Fire Council of New South Wales referred to in paragraph (i) of subsection (2) of the said section in the place of Mr R. B. Gould.
The appointment is for the period ending 4th June, 1990, being the balance of Chief Superintendent R. B. Gould’s term of office.
Minister for Police and Emergency Services..
Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), Friday 16 July 1954, page 13
Three Injured In Collision
Three people were injured yesterday when a police motor cycle outfit and a car collided at the corner of William Henry Street and Wattle Street, Ultimo.
The driver of the car, William George Bryan, 81, of Prince Edward Street Gladesville, suffered a lacerated chin.
His wife, Mrs.Annie Bryan 69, and the police motor cyclist, *Constable D.G. Coates, 22, of Newtown police station received minor bruises.