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Frederick Keith WHITTON


Frederick Keith WHITTON 


Late of Fairfield, NSW  


” possibly ” related to M.E. WHITTON, NSWPF # 16157  ?

W.K. WHITTON, NSWPF # 23970  ?


NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern –  Class #  101A


New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  11266


Service:  From Monday 2 November 1964   to   7 April 1994 ( Optional Retirement )  =  29 years, 5 months, 5 days Service


Rank:  Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on Monday 2 November 1964 ( aged 25 years, 6 months, 26 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed Friday 4 December 1964 ( aged 25 years, 7 months, 27 days )

Constable – appointed 2 November 1965

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? ?

Senior Constable – appointed 2 November 1973

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 1 December 1980

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 3 June 1987  ( Seniority date = 24 December 1986 )


Final Rank = Sergeant 2nd Class – Optional Retirement


Stations?, Mounted Unit – Redfern Police Academy?,  Green Valley – Call Box ( 22 Division )( 1971 – 1985 ), Liverpool ( 22 Division ), ?, City of Sydney – Optional Retirement


Retirement / Leaving age: = 55 years, 0 months, 0 days

Time in Retirement from Police: 27 years, 8 days


Awards:  National Medal – granted 2 March 1981 ( SenCon )

1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 7 October 1991 ( SenCon )


Commendation for Good Team work and tenacity during a high speed chase in the Liverpool area resulting in the arrest of an offender charged with robbery whilst armed in July 1969.

Commended with Inspector 1/c Alfred ‘Tom’ RANGOTT, SenCon L. HUNTINGTON, Cst 1/c B. BANISTER, Cst F. K. WHITTON & ProCst G. WHITE.


 Born:  Friday  7 April 1939 

Died on:  Thursday  8 April 2021 

Age:  82 years & 1 day


Cause:  Cancer of the throat 

Event location:  Windsor Hospital, Windsor, NSW

Event date ?


Funeral date:  Tuesday  20 April 2021 @ 11am

Funeral location:  Crematorium, Castlebrook Garden Chapel, Windsor Rd, Rouse Hill, NSW

The family would appreciate if former Police, attending, wore their Medals as a mark of Respect. 

( click here to see Cornona19 Virus Pandemic rules – this will be a limited numbers Funeral )

any Future Wake location??? TBA 

any Future Wake date??? TBA

( Due to current Govt. restrictions on ‘Gatherings’ due to Corona19 Virus Pandemic, some families may wish to have a Memorial Service / Wake with friends and family at a later date )

Funeral Parlour: ?

Buried at: Cremated 


Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( April 2021 )

Frederick Keith WHITTON, Fred WHITTON


Frederick Keith WHITTON, Fred WHITTON
From Stephen Reeves 20 April 2021 The funeral of Bulls Life Member, Player and Coach Sgt 2nd Class Fred Whitton was very well attended this morning. Family, friends, colleagues and Macarthur Bulls gathered at the Chapel. Such was the large crowd many had to sit outside as all paid their respects to Mrs Joyce Whitton and their daughter Robyn. Mourners travelled from far and wide to be there. Fred enjoyed a good life. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who worked hard within the community as a dedicated Police Officer. Local Police formed a guard of honour as his family entered the Chapel. I was given the privilege to say a few words on behalf of Freds Colleagues and the Macarthur Bulls. I read from a letter written by Bulls Life Member Alan Stephens who was unable to attend due to a severe chest infection. I also spoke about Fred’s positive influence on many young officers who worked under his supervision. I recorded the names of those who could not make it to the ceremony. Afterwards we met at Freds former watering hole for refreshments and a bite to eat. I am sure stories about the life and times of Frederick Keith Whitton will ring out late into the night. RIP our brother.


FRED is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance  *NEED MORE INFO





May they forever Rest In Peace 

Australian Police YouTube Channel 

Condolences to his wife, Joyce and daughter Robyn and family.

Former Macarthur Bulls Police Rugby League Club Life Member and former President and Coach.

Awarded the Mark ‘Shrimpy’ Burns Memorial Trophy for Best and Fairest for Macarthur Bulls Police Rugby League Club in 1970.

WHITTON, Frederick Keith

07/04/1939 – 08/04/2021

Late of Fairfield

Aged 82 years

Family and Friends are invited to attend a Service for Fred on Tuesday 20th April at 11am Castlebrook Memorial Park, Rouse Hill.

WHITTON, Frederick Keith | Funeral Notices | Sydney | My Tributes


Thank you Rod Sheraton for passing on my message. As you know I have been chatting with Freds wife Joyce.
Fred won the Best and Fairest with the Bulls in the early years.
Sadly both of his sons Warwick and Perry passed away many years ago.
His daughter Robyn has been a rock in their family.
Fred joined the Cops as a Mounted Police Officer at the Redfern Academy before being transferred to GDs at 22 Division, settling in at Green Valley.
He was a keen fisherman and loved taking mates outside on his boat.
I remember in the 70s we went fishing down south. We saw a buoy and I pulled up a trap that felt like it was full of cement. I finally got it on board and it contained the biggest lobster known to man.
We made a deal that he would have Joyce cook it and we would share the bounty.
Not long after this we went to Fred’s for Robyns 21st birthday. I asked about the lobster he said he would go inside and get it.
I was looking forward to a good feed.
Well he came back with the bleached shell!! and said it was the best lobster he had ever eaten.
At least I had the chance to see its red shell.
Yes it was a great 21st with all the Valley boys present. We drank the place dry.
I think I played a game with Fred in 1972. Tough man.
Plenty of good times with Fred and the boys at the Valley when there were 7 of us stationed there just across from the Valley Pub..
God bless you mate.
PS If anyone had Roger Fords, Neil Foremans or Errol Montefiores details please let them know.

(1) Macarthur Bulls Police Rugby League Club : Fred Whitton sadly passed away at 2.30pm this afternoon | Facebook


19 April 2021




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