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George Henry Robin GREAVES

Late of Dural

NSW Police Cadet # 0803

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  6858

Rank:  NSW Police Cadet – commenced 14 March 1949

Probationary Constable – appointed 16 November 1950

Appointed a Solo Police cyclist on 25 May 1951

Lost 12 days seniority due to medical reasons

Constable – appointed 28 November 1951

Appointed a Solo High Speed cyclist on 29 April 1952

Appointed Police vehicle driver on 3 February 1953

Passed his Constable 1st Class exam on 26 August 1954

Constable 1st Class – appointed 28 November 1957

Senior Constable – appointed 28 November 1962

Passed his Sergeant 3rd Class exam on 2 May 1962

Appointed a High Speed Police driver on 13 January 1964

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 10 July 1967

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 8 May 1974

Passed his Sergeant 1st Class exam on 14 May 1974

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 1 January 1978

Failed his 1st attempt at the Inspectors exam on 10 May 1977 but passed upon his 2nd attempt on 16 May 1980

Inspector – appointed 6 November 1982

Chief Inspector – appointed pre 22 March 1985

Chief Inspector – Retirement

StationsAs a Police Cadet:  # 6 Division – North Sydney from 14 March 1949

C.I.B. – M.O. Unit from 6 July 1949

Newcastle from 9 January 1950

# 5 Division – Newtown / Marrickville from 5 June 1950 – Plain Cloths room

As a Sworn member:  # 1 Division – Central Police Stn from 20 November 1950 – GD’s

# 10 Division – Waverley from 4 June 1951 – Solo Cyclist

Lithgow from 13 May 1952 – STP Solo motor cyclist

# 5 Newtown / Marrickville – from 6 March 1968 – GD’s

# 27 Division – Blacktown from 7 November 1969 – Assistant Traffic Sergeant

# 27 Division – Blacktown from 27 September 1971 – Traffic Sergeant

# 22 Division – Liverpool from 1 May 1974 – Divisional Traffic Sergeant

# 18 Division – Parramatta from 7 September 1975 – Traffic Sergeant

# 18 Division from 18 December 1977 – GD’s

‘H’ District ( Parramatta ) from 17 December 1978 – Traffic Supervisor

Traffic Branch ( Traffic Control Special ) from 18 February 1984 – Inspector in Charge

Traffic Branch – Retirement

ServiceFrom  14 March 1949  to  16 April 1988 = 39+ years Service

Awards:  Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal awarded on 7 November 1974

National Medal – granted 8 June 1988

On the 30 August 1973 he was “Commended for his interest and enthusiasm for the good of the Service in suggesting a more efficient procedure in recording breach reports / parts C of Infringement Notices the subject of Court Process.

L. F. Newman, Deputy Commissioner of Police File: P52150/6858

Courses:  Supervision Certificate Course in 1982 at Blacktown Technical College

Disaster Controller / Commanders Course # 12 from 7 – 11 November 1983

Induction & Training Officers Course ( Class 78/2 ) at Academy from 1 – 12 May 1978

Appointed Liaison Officer between Department and Parramatta City Disaster Plan Committee – 21 June 1979

Traffic Planning & Control course at University of NSW 23 June 1980

Australian Counter Disaster College Executive course from 8 – 13 June 1980

Senior Sergeant Course # 6 of 1980

Born:   16 November 1931 in Clacton, England

Died on:   Thursday  8 March 2018

Age:  86

Cause:   ?

Event location

Event date:   ?

Funeral date:   Monday  19 March 2018 @ 11am

Funeral location:   Garden Chapel, Castlebrook Memorial Park, 712 Windsor Rd, Rouse Hill

Wake:  Hill Bowling Club, Baulkham Hills

Funeral Parlour:  Allan Drew Funerals

Buried at:   ?

 Memorial located at:   ?

George Henry Robin GREAVES

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

 

 Funeral location


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May they forever Rest In Peace

GREAVES
George Henry Robin
16.11.1931 – 8.3.2018
Aged 86 years
Late of DuralBeloved husband of Margaret (dec) and Irene,
brother to Anne and
cherished father of Mark and Robyn (dec).

Dear in the hearts of his grandchildren, great grandchildren and extended families.

Forever in Our Hearts

The family and friends of GEORGE are warmly invited to attend his funeral service to be held in the
Garden Chapel, Castlebrook Memorial Park, Windsor Rd, Rouse Hill on
MONDAY (19th March 2018) commencing at 11:00 am.

Afterwards at the Hills Bowling Club, Baulkham Hills.

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Published in The Sydney Morning Herald on Mar. 14, 2018

Upon joining the NSWPF, George was 6′ tall and weighed 12 stone 5 lb, had blue eyes and light brown hair.  He was single at the time but married on the 19 March 1955.
Prior to joining the NSWPF, George was a Cadet clerk with the Essex Country Constabulary ( England ) for 4 months.
On the 1 July 1951 he could do 110 words per minute in Shorthand and obtained 88.5% marks at completion of Training Class, Police Training Centre, Penrith in September – October 1951.
Nothing further, at this time, is known about this man, or his career, other than he was the Traffic Commander for the 1986 Pope’s visit to Blacktown – 27 Division.
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