George William McTAGGART
AKA “the Soft Centre” – a reference to his Manly A Grade football days
Late of ?
“possible” relation in ‘the job’:
Thomas McTAGGART, NSWPF ‘Q’ 6610 – joined 26 July 1893
Tim McTAGGART, NSWPF # 38266
NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern – Class # 106
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 11815
Rank: Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on Monday 21 February 1966 ( aged 23 years, 6 months, 5 days )
Probationary Constable- appointed 4 April 1966 ( aged 23 years, 7 months, 19 days )
Constable – appointed 4 April 1967
Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( YES )
Senior Constable – appointed 4 April 1975
Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 13 November 1981
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Final Rank: = Detective Senior Sergeant
Stations: ?, Four Wheels Motor vehicle section ( now the SPC Building ), ?, Manly, ?, Fraud Squad, ?, Chatswood Detectives ( early 1970s ), ?, Audit Branch ( 20 Division ) – Retirement
Service: From 21 February 1966 to 24 August 1997 = 31 years, 6 months, 3 days Service
Retirement / Leaving age: = 55 years, 0 months, 8 days
Time in Retirement from Police: 24 years, 10 months, 2 days
Awards: National Medal – granted 15 November 1982 ( Det Sgt 3/c )
1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 28 May 1992 ( Det Sen Sgt )
Born: Sunday 16 August 1942
Died on: Sunday 26 June 2022
Age: 79 years, 10 months, 10 days
Organ Donor: Y / N / ?
Event location: ?
Event date: ?
Funeral date: Thursday 7 July 2022 @ 10am ( today )
Funeral location: Magnolia Chapel, Macquarie Park Cemetery & Crematorium, Cnr Delhi Rd & Plassey Rd, Macquarie Park
Police Guard of Honour supplied by Ryde PAC
LIVE STREAM ( unknown ) PIN: TBA Email: TBA
Wake location: Long Reef Golf Club
Wake date: Thursday 7 July 2022
( 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: ?
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?
Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( July 2022 )
GEORGE is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance *NEED MORE INFO
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May they forever Rest In Peace
With great sadness, MWRLFC have been advised that George McTaggart (player #168) has passed away.
George was a Local Junior from Collaroy and played at Centre and Wing between 1960–70, debuting in First Grade in 1965. George played in both Reserve Grade Grand Finals in 1968 and 1969, winning the latter as Captain.
MWRLFC would like to pass on our condolences to George’s family and friends.
Nothing further, than what is recorded above, is known about this person at the time of publication and further information and photos would be appreciated.