George McLENNAN

New South Wales Police Force ( Sydney Police Force )

” First NSW Police Motor Cyclist ” on AJS motor cycle

( Late of 17 Wynchbury avenue, Croydon )

Regd.  Service #   7378

Uniform #  A District – 500

Rank:  Sergeant

Stations?, Sydney

ServiceFrom  27 June 1899  to  ? ? 1925 ( resigned ) = 26 years Service

Awards?

Born:  2 October 1865 – son of John Ross McLennan & Jessie ( nee McIntyre )

Died on:  6 November 1932

Age:  67

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Ref:168/97 George McLennan First NSW Police Motor Cyclist [On AJS Motorcycle. Outside Art Gallery Of New South Wales, Sydney] c1915. Silver gelatin photograph, captioned and annotated in ink on image lower right and verso, 14.1 x 19.4cm. Slight tear to right edge of image, minor stains, scuffs and silvering to image, laid down on old backing. Annotations include "Born 2-10-1865, son of John Ross McLennan and Jessie (nee McIntyre). George died 6-11-1932, aged 67. He resigned from police force in 1925. Photographed outside NSW Art Gallery. Old Kiosk in background. It was later demolished to make way for the Cahall [sic] expressway."

Ref:168/97 George McLennan First NSW Police Motor Cyclist [On AJS Motorcycle. Outside Art Gallery Of New South Wales, Sydney] c1915. Silver gelatin photograph, captioned and annotated in ink on image lower right and verso, 14.1 x 19.4cm. Slight tear to right edge of image, minor stains, scuffs and silvering to image, laid down on old backing. Annotations include “Born 2-10-1865, son of John Ross McLennan and Jessie (nee McIntyre). George died Photographed outside NSW Art Gallery. Old Kiosk in background. It was later demolished to make way for the Cahall [sic] expressway.” NSW Registration number 11255 Uniform number possible 800


NSW Registration number 11255 Uniform number possible 800

NSW Registration number 11255              Wearing the 1915 NSW Police Cap Badge.               Possible Uniform number 500 on left collar. Not able to see Alpha letter on right collar. The Alpha letter on right collar depicted, in those days, the District that the Constable was assigned to. i.e. ‘A’ District was Sydney. ‘I’ District was Liverpool etc.

nswpf-1915-cap-badge

NSWPF 1915 CAP BADGE

George McLennan Uniform number A 500 - indicating that he worked from 'A' District ( Sydney )

George McLennan Uniform number A 500 – indicating that he worked from ‘A’ District ( Sydney )

GEORGE is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance
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 Funeral location ?

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May they forever Rest In Peace

Ref:168/97

George McLennan

First NSW Police Motor Cyclist [On AJS Motorcycle. Outside Art Gallery Of New South Wales, Sydney] c1915.

Silver gelatin photograph, captioned and annotated in ink on image lower right and verso, 14.1 x 19.4cm. Slight tear to right edge of image, minor stains, scuffs and silvering to image, laid down on old backing.

Annotations include “Born 2-10-1865, son of John Ross McLennan and Jessie (nee McIntyre). George died 6-11-1932, aged 67. He resigned from police force in 1925.

Photographed outside NSW Art Gallery. Old Kiosk in background. It was later demolished to make way for the Cahall [sic] expressway.”

NSW State Records

Service #  7378   Native of NSW   Reel 3043  Item [ 8/3253 ]

 

The Sydney Morning Herald     Monday  7 November 1932   p8

McLENNAN – November 6, 1932, at his residence, 17 Wynchbury avenue, Croydon.  George McLennan ( ex -sergeant of police ) dearly loved husband of Grace and loving father of Jessie, Ross and Heather.  aged 67 years.

 

 

 

NSWBDM

Birth:  181008/2005

Death:  19485/1932 – Burwood

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