George Wilson WALKER
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # ?
Rank: Detective Constable 1st Class
Stations: ?, Parramatta, Moree
Service: From 11 January 1937 to 11 January 1947 = 10 years Service
Born: ? ? 1913/14
Died on: 11 January 1947
Death location: Moree Hospital
Funeral date: Tuesday 14 January 1947
Funeral location: St Johns Church, Birchgrove
Buried at: Cremated. Northern Suburbs Crematorium
[alert_blue]GEORGE is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_blue] *NOTE JOB RELATED
The Sydney Morning Herald Monday 13 January 1947 page 16 of 16
WALKER, George Wilson, Detective Constable, January 11, 1947, at Moree Hospital, beloved husband of Glady’s and loving father of Kenneth and loving sen of Mrs J Hamilton and brother of David, Peggy and Betty, and step brother of Jim and Bill Hamilton, aged 33 years. For funeral notice see Tuesdays “Herald. ”
The Newcastle Sun ( NSW ) Monday 13 January 1947 page 6 of 12
DEATH. —Moree: Detective George W. Walker, who was transferred from Parramatta to Moree three weeks ago, died in Moree Hospital yesterday from appendicitis. He was 34 years of age. Detective Walker joined the New South Wales Police Force in January, 1937.
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 14 January 1947 page 18 of 30
WALKER. – The Relatives and Friends of Mrs Gladys Walker are invited to attend the Funeral of her beloved Husband Detective Constable George Wilson Walker late of Parramatta and Moree ; to leave St Johns Church, Birchgrove, This (Tuesday) Morning after Service commencing at 10 o clock for Northern Suburbs Crematorium. Wood Coffill Limited
WALKER. – The Relatives and Friends of Mr and Mrs J. Hamilton of 1 Rose Street Birchgrove are invited to attend the Funeral of their beloved Son Detective-Constable George Wilson Walker. For particulars, see above notice.
WALKER. – The Relatives and Friends or Mr and Mrs David Walker of Balmain, Mr and Mrs E Allen of Clovelly, Mr and Mrs J Hamilton of Birchgrove are invited to attend the Funeral of their beloved Brother, Detective Constable George Wilson Walker. For particulars see above notice. Wood Coffill Limited
WALKER. – Lodge Hiram No 132 U.G.L. of N S W. – Officers and Members are invited to attend the Funeral of their late esteemed Bro., George W. Walker. For particulars, see family notice (Regalia ) E. D. Carpenter, W M G Walker Secretary.
The Broadcaster ( Fairfield NSW ) Wednesday 15 January 1947 p1 of 6
Formerly well known in the district as Parramatta Rugby Union coach and opular member of the police force, Constable George Walker, passed away at Moree last week.
The Cumberland Argus & Fruitgrowers Advocate ( Parramatta ) Wednesday 15 January 1947 p1 of 12
Death of George Walker Detective Constable (first class) George Wilson Walker (33), died in Moree District Hospital on Saturday, following a major operation. Detective Walker was recently transferred from Parramatta after five years here, to take charge at Moree. He is survived by a widow and one son, Ken, aged two and a half years.
His untimely death occurred on the tenth anniversary of his taking up duty with the Police Force.
While at Parramatta, he was, as coach, the driving force behind Parramatta Rugby Union team when it reached the grand final of the competition in 1944. He was a star member of Balmain Rugby League team.
The funeral left St. John’s Church, Birchgrove, yesterday, for the Northern Suburbs Crematorium.
Inspector H.E. Pyne and Detective Sergeant S. Sellers, together with other uniformed and plainclothes police, represented Parramatta Police.
Pall-bearers were Detective Constables (first class) John Renehan, Alan Gilchrist, Reg. Stackpool, Bill Clyne, Ron Laughton and Ron Walton.