Gerard Hillary Joseph WALL

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Gerard Hillary Joseph WALL

AKA Gerry WALL  

Late of Kariong, NSW  

 

NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern  – “most probably”  Class #  126 

 

New South Wales Police Force

 

Regd. #  14489  

 

Service:  From 22 February 1971   to   29 April 1999  = 28 years, 2 months, 7 days Service 

 

RankCommenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on Monday 22 February 1971 ( aged 29 years, 10 months, 23 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed 29 March 1971 ( aged 29 years, 11 months, 27 days )

Constable – appointed 29 March 1972

Constable 1st Class – appointed 29 March 1976  

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( NO )

Senior Constable – appointed 29 March 1980 

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 6 April 1987

 

Final Rank =  Sergeant 3rd Class 

 

Stations:  Eastwood GDs ( 17 Division ) GDs ( 29 March 1971 – 27 May 1971 ), Gladesville GDs ( 17 Division )( 28 May 1971 – 26 June 1973 ), Transport Branch ( 20 Division )( 4 Wheels )( 27 June 1973 – 1 July 1973 ), Gladesville GDs ( 17 Division )( 2 July 1973 – 7 December 1984 ), Eastwood GDs ( 17 Division )( 8 December 1984 – 26 March 1977 ), Police Citizen’s Boys Club PCBC – Assistant Secretary ( 27 March 1977 – 21 January 1979 ), North Sydney Police Citizen’s Youth Club PCYC – Youth Club duties ( 22 January 1979 – 27 July 1985 ), Hornsby PCYC – Youth Club Duties ( 28 July 1985 – 1 April 1989 ), Hornsby Police Station GDs ( 2 April 1989 – 17 February 1990 ), Sydney District Prisoner Escort – Escort Duties ( 18 February 1990 – 31 December 1993 ), Eastwood Police Station GDs Shift Supervisor ( 1 January 1994 – 30 June 1997 ), Brisbane Waters LAC – Intelligence Duties ( 1 July 1997 – 1 July 1997 ), Eastwood LAC – Custody Officer ( 2 July 1997 – 11 July 1998 ), Eastwood LAC – GDs ( 12 July 1998 – 29 April 1999 )

somewhere, in amongst those above dates, he was also at Erina Fair Police room, Brisbane Waters LAC

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = 58 years, 0 months, 30 days

Time in Retirement from Police: 22 years, 6 months, 21 days

 

Awards:  National Medal – granted 2 November 1988 ( Sgt )

1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 8 March 1997 ( Sgt )

 

 Born:  Sunday 30 March 1941 

Died on:  Friday 19 November 2021 @ 2.30pm

Age: 80 years, 7 months, 20 days 

 

Cause: Organ failure – Aspirated bowel

Event location:  Gosford Hospital, Gosford, NSW 

Event date:  Friday 19 November 2021

 

Funeral date:  Friday 26 November 2021 @ noon

Funeral location:  Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Kincumber St, Kincumber, NSW ( behind the shopping centre ) 

( click here to see Cornona19 Virus Pandemic rules – this will be a limited numbers Funeral )

Wake location: Avoca Bowling Club, Avoca, NSW from 1pm 

 

( 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: Holy Cross Catholic cemetery, Mary Mackillop Cemetery, Humphreys Rd, South Kincumber, NSW

 

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( November 2021 )

 

Gerry Wall receiving his OBE ( Over Bloody Eighty ) certificate from Geoff Talbot
Gerry Wall receiving his OBE ( Over Bloody Eighty ) certificate from Geoff Talbot earlier in 2021

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


 

FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED ABOUT THIS PERSON, THEIR LIFE, THEIR CAREER AND THEIR DEATH.

PLEASE SEND PHOTOS AND INFORMATION TO Cal


 

May they forever Rest In Peace

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The burial will follow at the Mary Mackillop Cemetery, Humphreys Road South Kincumber, ( Turn right off Empire Bay Drive onto Mackillop Rd, then turn right at ‘T’ intersection onto Humphreys Rd and continue down to the Cemetery and Historic Old Catholic Church and old Orphanage.

 

 

Gerry Wall recently received his “OBEOver Bloody Eighty Certificate this year at our Retired Police branch and will be sadly missed.

His wife Marilyn, daughters Sarah and Simone and family have expressed a desire for the Retired Police to have an input in farewelling Gerry.

Service Medals (large) may be worn as a mark of respect to Gerry.

Kind Regards from Peter Drinan.


 

 

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.

 

Cal
21 Nov 2021


 

 

 

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Gerry was a lovely man, a very gentle soul. He was sworn about a week before we were attested as he would have been over 30 yrs old when we attested. Always had a funny story to tell. I remember that Insp Alec Woods who I worked with at Balmain when he was a Sergeant 2/c relating a story when he was weekend officer and went to check the pads at the old Gladesville Police Station. He walked in and Gerry was behind the counter typing and looking resplendent in the old long sleeve shirt with creases in the sleeves… Read more »

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