Gregor Thomas NICOL
Late of ?
New South Wales Police Force
NSW Police Cadet # 1155
Regd. # 9009
Rank: NSW Police Cadet – commenced 4 February 1955
Probationary Constable – appointed 20 March 1958
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 13 July 1976
Stations: ?, Balmain, Balmain Police Boys Club, Balmain Police Citizens Young Club, Bondi,
Central – ( ‘ A ‘ District – 1 Division ), ‘ C ‘ District – Eastern Suburbs Anti Theft Squad ( around 1986 – 1989 ) – Retirement
Service: From 4 February 1955 to 30 July 1989 = 34+ years Service
Awards: National Medal – granted 3 September 1985
1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 3 September 1985
Australian Sports Medal – granted 30 September 2000 – Outstanding contributions to Bankstown-Canterbury AAC
Born: 20 January 1939
Died on: Sunday 23 April 2017 @ 10.10am
Event location: ?
Event date: ?
Funeral date: Friday 28 April 2017 @ 12.30pm
Funeral location: Rookwood Crematorium, South Chapel
Buried at: Cremated
Wake: Gladesville RSL, Linsley St, Gladesville at 2pm
Memorial located at: ?
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Regarding the death of Greg Nicol. An old school Balmain copper heavily involved with the Balmain Police Boys Club (as it was known back in the day).
It is with deepest sorrow we inform you that Gregor Thomas Nicol ( Sgt Nicol) passed away peacefully at 10:10am 23/04/17, surrounded with kindness, affection and care.
He impacted the lives of so many people and we, his family, will be so lost without him.
Rest In Paradise Greg ???
Gregor NICOL (NSW) Male 20 Jan 1939
|1958-59 Aust. T & F||Javelin Throw||3||203’0½”(61.89m)|
|1961-62 Aust. T & F||Decathlon||3||5382pts|
|1963-64 Aust. T & F||Javelin Throw||3||211’3″(64.40m)|
Broadcaster (Fairfield, NSW : 1935 – 1978), Tuesday 15 August 1967, page 12
State runners coach Holroyd
Top State competitors will give Holroyd Amateur Athletic Club a boost next season with coaching assistance.
Reg Tarte will give advice to the club’s walkers and Greg Nicol will coach the javelin throwers. His influence has already shown in the times of Holroyd members Richard Kidd and Russell Jenkins, both 14-year-olds.
Russell Jenkins recently won the Western Suburbs and NSW Walkers’ Club trophy in the fast time of 28 minutes, 44 seconds for three miles. Jenkins has improved his time over distance events by two minutes a mile. Officials claim this improvement should lead to his selection in the NSW sub-junior team (under 17) soon.
The club hopes to improve in javelin events following the coaching by Greg Nicol. He is the reigning State champion and has also won the decathlon title in this State. The club’s coaching on Tuesday and Thursday nights is at present serving a dual purpose.
Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 – 1995), Thursday 22 March 1962, page 36
N. Birks Retains Decathlon Title
SYDNEY, Wednesday. — South Australian jackeroo Nick Birks to-day retained his National Decathlon Title after fighting back from last place.
Birks won with a total of 6,333 points.
To-day Birks won two of the five events.
In the final race, a gruelling 1,500 metres, he recorded 10 seconds better than his previous best time.
Second placegetter, John O’Neill. of Victoria (6,199 pts.). said after finishing that he would not compete in a decathlon again.
O’Neill said he would concentrate on pole vaulting with the object of clearing 15 feet.
Third placegetter was Greg Nicol, from the Sydney suburb of Lakemba, who scored 5,382 points
O’Neill had a commanding lead at the completion of five events on Tuesday, from Barry Primrose (N.S.W.) and Nicol.
Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 – 1995), Monday 1 January 1962, page 12
EASY WIN IN N.S.W. DECATHLON
SYDNEY, Sunday.— Muswellbrook all-rounder, Neil Brown, easily defeated a strong field when he won the N.S.W. Decathlon Championship at the Athletic Field to-day.
Brown finished more than 400 points ahead of his nearest rival, W. Welbourne, of Newcastle.
He scored 5,385 points.
Greg Nicol, of Canterbury, finished third.
Brown, in the 1,500 metres, recorded a slow time of 4m 32.9s.