George Pearce POCOCK

Late of 85 Concord Rd, Concord

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  ‘Q‘ 7808

For the purposes of this website ‘Q‘ represents those Police joining between 1862 ( commencement of NSWPF ) – 23 February 1915 ( Commencement of NSWPF current numbering system )

Rank:  Constable – appointed 13 November 1901

Constable 1st Class – Ashfield Electoral Registrar from 15 February 1920

Constable 1st Class – Petersham Electoral Registrar from 1 July 1921

Sergeant – death

Final Rank = Sergeant

Stations?, Lock Up Keeper – Ashfield for 10 years ( 1901? – 1911? ), Burwood ( 1911? – 1922 / where he was promoted to Sgt ), Concord – O.I.C. ( 1922 – 1929 / Sgt – death )

ServiceFrom Wednesday 13 November 1901   to  8 December 1929 = 28+ years Service

Awards:   ?

Born:   27 February 1879, Sydney, NSW

Died on:   Sunday 8 December 1929

Age:  50

Cause:   ?

Event location:   ?

Event date:   ?

Funeral date:   Monday  9 December 1929 @ 2.30pm from home

Funeral location:   Rookwood Cemetery

Funeral Parlour:  Motor Funerals Ltd

Buried at:  Rookwood Cemetery,  Church of England

Zone C, Section 09, Grave 3281

 Memorial located at:   ?

 

George Pearce POCOCK, INSCRIPTION:<br /> In ? Memory of<br /> my dear husband<br /> and our father<br /> George Pearce<br /> POCOCK<br /> Died 8th Dec 1929<br /> aged 50 years<br /> also<br /> Florence May<br /> POCOCK<br /> Died 1st April 1962<br /> aged 81 years.<br /> LOWER:<br /> ? William Teasdale<br /> POCOCK<br /> ? ? Middle ?<br /> ? 1942 aged 45 years

INSCRIPTION:
In ? Memory of
my dear husband
and our father
George Pearce
POCOCK
Died 8th Dec 1929
aged 50 years
also
Florence May
POCOCK
Died 1st April 1962
aged 81 years.
LOWER:
? William Teasdale
POCOCK
? ? Middle ?
? 1942 aged 45 years

 

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

 

 

 Funeral location TBA

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May they forever Rest In Peace

Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), Monday 9 December 1929, page 9


FUNERALS.

POCOCK.— The Relatives and Friends of the late GEORGE PEARCE POCOCK ( late Sergeant of Police, Concord Station ) are invited to attend his Funeral; to leave his late residence, 85 Concord road Concord, THIS AFTERNOON, at 2.30, for Church of England Cemetery, Rookwood, Section, by road, per motor service.

MOTOR FUNERALS. LTD.

( The All-Motor Service ),

Phone, M6277. 30 City-road, city.

POCOCK.— The Relatives and Friends of Mrs FLORENCE MAY POCOCK, Mr. and Mrs. E ( Edward ). POCOCK, ENID, GLORIA, and WILLIAM ( Teasdale) POCOCK are Invited to attend the Funeral of her late dearly loved HUSBAND and their FATHER, George Pearce Pocock; to leave his late residence, 85 Concord road, Concord, THIS AFTERNOON, at 2.30, for Church of England Cemetery, Rookwood, by road, per motor service.

_MOTOR FUNERALS. LIMITED.

POCOCK.— The Relatives and Friends of Mr and Mrs. E. CHILDS are Invited to attend the Funeral of their late dearly-loved FATHER, George Pearce Pocock; to leave his late residence, 85 Concord -road, Concord. THIS AFTERNOON, at 2.30 for Church of England Cemetery, Rookwood, by road, per motor service.

_MOTOR FUNERALS, LIMITED.

POCOCK.- The Relatives and Friend» of Mrs. SARAH POCOCK and FAMILY are Invited to attend the Funeral of her late dearly-loved SON and their BROTHER, George Pearce Pocock; to leave his late residence. 85 Concord-road, Concord. THIS AFTERNOON, at 2.30, for Church of England Cemetery, Rookwood, by road, per motor service.

_MOTOR FUNERALS. LIMITED,

POCOCK.- P.A.F.S. OF AUSTRALIA, North Strathfield branch, No. 182.-The Officers and Members of the above Lodge are respectfully requested to attend the Funeral of the late Brother, GEORGE PEARCE POCOCK; to leave his late residence, 85 Concord-road, Concord, THIS AFTERNOON, at 2.30, for Church of England Cemetery, Rookwood, by road, per Motor Service.

H. F. WELLING. W.M..

D. A. REYNOLDS, Secretary,

Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), Wednesday 11 December 1929, page 21


SERGEANT G. P. POCOCK.

Police-sergeant George Pearce Pocock, officer-ln-charge of the Concord police, died on Sunday.

Sergeant Pocock, who was 50 years of age, entered the police force in 1901. He was lock-up-keeper at Ashfield for ten years, and was then appointed sergeant at Burwood. Since 1922 he had been stationed at Concord. He was regarded as a particularly able officer.

Mrs. Pocock, two sons, and three daughters survive.

The funeral took place at the Rookwood cemetery on Monday.

SW. Paybook photograph of NX3224 Lance Bombardier Edward Alfred Pocock, 2/3rd Field Regiment, …

Edward Alfred POCOCK - son to <br /> George Pearce POCOCK<br />

Edward Alfred POCOCK – son to
George Pearce POCOCK

NSW. Paybook photograph of NX3224 Lance Bombardier Edward Alfred Pocock, 2/3rd Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery. Lance Bombardier Pocock, aged 36, died while defending the island of Crete against the German land and airborne invasion on 30 May 1941.
He was the son of George Pearce Pocock and Florence May Pocock, and the husband of Esma Lucy Pocock, of Woollahra, NSW.
He is commemorated on the Athens Memorial Face 10. (Photograph supplied by the Army’s Soldier Career Management Agency. Information from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Database.)

Florence Buried at:  Rookwood Cemetery, Zone C, Section 09, Grave 3281 but is recorded on the same gravestone as George & William.

No details found for William Teasdale Pocock on the cemetery records