James Clements Joseph ROYAN

aka  Jim

( late of Canterbury )

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  5896

Uniform number:  3324

Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed 27 October 1947

Inspector – appointed 1 December 1978 – retirement

Stations? , School Lecturing Section, Central Police Station Traffic Office ( 1960’s ) – No. 1 Division  ( rode a police bike with sidecar ), Grosvenor St Annexe – Cnr Gloucester & Grosvenor St, Sydney ( 1974 – 1978 ), Inspector at Fairfield ( 34 Division ) Police Station 1978 – 1980,

ServiceFrom  ?pre October 1947  to  ? ? 1982 = ? years Service

World War II

Australian Imperial Force  Army

Regiment:                                    2 Corps Provost Co.

Enlisted:                                      29 July 1942 at Castle Hill, NSW, aged 19 years

Service #                                      NX120422 ( A.M.F. # N162244 – Corporal with 2 Corps Provost Co. )

Rank:                                            PRIVATE

Embarkation?

Next of kin:                                Patrick Leo ROYAN ( Father ) – ‘Willow Grove’, Stuarts River,

                                                        via Johns River.

Religion:                                     R.C.

Single / Married:                     SINGLE

Returned to Australia ?

Served between:                      9 April 1942 – 17 July 1946 = 1561 days.

                                                       1354 days in Australia.   202 days overseas. ( their math wasn’t good )

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AwardsNational Medal – granted 13 November 1984

No other awards, which is obviously wrong, were found on It’s an honour

Born:  23 May 1923 – Nabiac, NSW

Died on:  Thursday  4 April 2013

Cause?

Age:  89

Funeral date:  Wednesday  10 April 2013 @ 10.30am

Funeral location:  Mary Mother of Mercy Chapel, at the Rookwood Catholic Crematorium, Lidcombe

Buried at:  Cremated at Rookwood but Interred

Kemps Creek Catholic Lawn Cemetery on 17 April 2013

Christian portion, Row 75, Plot 2

 Memorial at?

James ROYAN 1 - NSWPF - Died 2014

 

JAMES is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance
* NOT JOB RELATED

 

 Funeral location ?

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

PLEASE SEND PHOTOS AND INFORMATION TO Cal

Jim – may you forever Rest In Peace.

Jim was the Uncle of Michael John ROYAN – also a member of NSWPF.

Sgt J. Royan, officer-in-charge of parking patrols and inner city cyclist, looks on as Cpl. McMullen of Holsworthy, halts traffic.

Diane Reid, Inspectors Clerk, with Jim at Fairfield Police Station in 1980. Diane also worked at Merrylands Police Stn.


Diane Reid, Inspectors Clerk, with Jim at Fairfield Police Station in 1980. Diane also worked at Merrylands Police Stn.

DESPITE THE OFFICIAL NSW 1979STUD BOOK‘ HAVING JAMES BIRTHDAY AS 23 MAY 1925, THE FAMILY ASSURE ME THAT HE WAS ACTUALLY BORN ON 23 MAY 1923 AND DIED IN APRIL 2013 JUST SHORT OF HIS 90th BIRTHDAY.

 

 

James “Jim” ROYAN

Notice
1 entry
  • “Our deepest Sympathies To Leslie & Annette and Families at…”
    – William & Bernadette Royan


ROYAN, James Clement.
(Jim).
April 4, 2013
Late of Canterbury.
Loving husband of Neita (deceased). Loving father and father-in-law of Leslie and Michele, Annette and Haig, loving grandfather of Scott, Lisa, Sharon, Brett, Paul (deceased) and Mark. Loving great-grandfather of Cooper, Max, Jackson, Sienna, Cate, David, James, Arisa, Will and Emma.

Loved by all his family, relatives and friends.
Aged 89 years
In Gods loving care.

A Requiem Mass for the Eternal Repose of JIM will be Celebrated within the Mary Mother of Mercy Chapel, at the Rookwood Catholic Crematorium, Lidcombe on Wednesday (April 10, 2013)
commencing at 10.30am.

Southern Cross Funerals
ALL SUBURBS
PROUDLY AUSTRALIAN
9529 6644 9521 4422

 

Published in The Sydney Morning Herald on Apr. 6, 2013

http://tributes.smh.com.au/obituaries/smh-au/obituary.aspx?pid=164048336

 

 

Australian Electoral rolls:

 

1949 – lived in Belmore

1958 – lived in Parkes

1977 – lived in St George

 

 

 

 

 

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