Sub-Inspector SARGENT 9 – Funeral 9 Sept 1913

Evening News ( Sydney ) Tuesday 9 September 1913 page 4 of 10 HIS LAST BEAT. FUNERAL OF OLD POLICE OFFICER. A large number of brother officers and friends of George Henry Sargent, late Sub-Inspector of Police in Goulburn, assembled at Wood, Coffil, and Company's Mortuary Chapel, 810 George-street, City, this afternoon, to pay their last respects to their one-time comrade. A short service was held by the Rev. H. Wiles, among those present being Superintendent Sherwood, representing the Inspector-General of Police, Superintendent Goulder, ex-Superintendent Walker (Goulburn), Inspector Blackburn ( Wollongong ), Sub-Inspector Sautelle, 8enior-Sergeant Spence ( Weights and Measures ). Senior-Sergeant King, Sergeant Young, Sergeant McNally (Randwick), Senior-Constables Cogle (Leichhardt), Gambold, Meadth, Maze ( Darlinghurst ), Cameron ( Paddington ), and Constable McBride ( Traffic ), Dalton and O'Brien ( Randwick ). The chief mourners were Mrs. Sargent ( widow ), Mr. and Mrs. Palmer ( Brother-in-law and sister ), Mrs. Gay ( niece ), and Mr. Alec. Palmer ( nephew ). The coffin was covered with many exquisite wreathes from relations and friends, and included floral tokens of respect from metropolitan police officers; officers, detectives, and clerical staff of the Detective Office; comrades and friends, No. 3 ( Darlinghurst ) Police Station; and the members of the Ladie's Guild, Goldsmith-street, Goulburn. The cortege left the chapel for Randwick General Cemetery, Long Bay-road, Coogee, shortly after 2pm and the burial service at the graveside was conducted by Rev. J. Pearson, in the presence of a large gathering of the deceased officer's comrade and friends.

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