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Gordon Leslie Charles MEGAW


Gordon Leslie Charles MEGAW


Late of 


NSW Police Training College – Penrith  Class #  036 


New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  6646


Service:  From 6 February 1950   to   28 April 1973  = 23 years, 2 months, 22 days Service


Rank:  Commenced Training at Penrith Police Academy on Monday 6 February 1950 ( aged 22 years, 7 months, 10 days )( Academy Training 1 month, 21 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed 27 March 1950 ( aged 22 years, 9 months )

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? ?

Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? 

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( No such rank then )

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 29 April 1967

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 


Final Rank =  Sergeant ?/Class


Stations?, Cobar ( 1955 ), ?, North district ( 1967 ), ?


Retirement / Leaving age: = ?

Time in Retirement from Police: ?


Awards:  No Find on Australian Honours system


 Born:  Monday  27 June 1927 

Died on:  Saturday  28 April 1973

Age:  45 years, 10 months, 1 day



Event location:   ?

Event date ?


Funeral date? ? ?

Funeral location? 

Funeral Parlour: ?

Buried at: Forster Cemetery, St Albans Pce, Forster, NSW

Grave location:  Columbarium B North, Row 1, Plot 15

GPS:  -32.187257  152.521647

32°11’14.1″S   152°31’17.9″E

Columbarium Location:

Gordon Leslie Charles MEGAW. Gordon L. C. MEGAW Beloved Husband of Kathleen Loving Father of Rhonda, Susan, Lynda & Tanya

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

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



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





May they forever Rest In Peace 

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Wife = Kathleen Margaret COUGHLAN

Born 7 April 1929.  Died 28 May 2009  Aged 80

Interned at Tuncurry Cemetery, NSW.  Lawn EP, Row G, Plot 223

BDM – Marriage 19317/1953

Kathleen Margaret MEGAW7 April 1929 - 28 May 2009Wife of GordonMother of Rhonda, Susan, Lynday & Tanya.Nana, Aunt and Sister'Always Smiling'

Kathleen Margaret MEGAW7 April 1929 - 28 May 2009Wife of GordonMother of Rhonda, Susan, Lynday & Tanya.Nana, Aunt and Sister'Always Smiling'



Western Herald (Bourke, NSW : 1887 – 1970),

Friday 24 June 1955, page 1


An unusual incident occurred at the Regent Theatre, Cobar, recently, when a lady resident, who was enjoying the pictures, was hit with an egg.  She had some knitting which she was doing, when, to her great surprise, she felt a sudden blow on the chest. On investigation she found she had been hit with an egg. Luckily, the yoke did not break, or her beautiful frock and knitting would have been ruined.

The matter was reported to the police, and Constable Megaw questioned a number of boys at the pictures, without finding who threw the egg.

The police were later informed that two eggs were purchased at a nearby shop while the pictures were in process, and as a result, they expect to be able to take appropriate action against the egg thrower.

24 Jun 1955 – COBAR— – Trove



Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 – 2001),

Friday 4 January 1974 (No.2), page 49

IN the matter of the estates of the undermentioned deceased persons, and pursuant to the Wills, Probate and Administration Act, 1898-1954; the Public Trustee Act, 1913-1960; Testator’s Family Maintenance and Guardianship of Infants Act, 19161954; and Trustee Act, 1925-1942; the Public Trustee hereby gives notice that creditors and others having any claim against or to the estate of any of the undermentioned deceased persons, who died on or about the respective dates hereunder mentioned, and representation of whose estates was obtained by the Public Trustee in the manner and upon the dates hereunder mentioned, are required to send particulars of their claims to the said Public Trustee at his branch hereunder mentioned on or before the 16th day of March, 1974, at the expiration of which time the said Public Trustee will distribute the assets of the respective deceased persons to the respective persons entitled, having regard only to the claims of which he then has notice.


Gordon Leslie Charles Megaw, late of Forster, N.S.W., police sergeant, died 28th April, 1973; probate of the will dated 2nd February, 1954, was granted on 17th December, 1973.

04 Jan 1974 – IN the matter of the estates of the undermentioned deceased – Trove


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.


 29 January 2021





2 thoughts on “Gordon Leslie Charles MEGAW

  • William Stewart

    If he trained in 1950, it would have been at the Police Training Centre Penrith where my dad was an Instructor. I’m sure.

    Condolences to the Family.

  • john pollock

    Died too young. Rest in peace.


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