James Clements Joseph ROYAN
( late of Canterbury, NSW )
Uncle to Michael John ROYAN, NSWPF # 10241
Penrith Police College Class # 023
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 5896
Uniform number: 3324
Rank: Commenced Training at Redfern Police College on Monday 6 October 1947 ( aged 22 years, 4 months, 13 days )
Probationary Constable – appointed 27 October 1947 ( aged 22 years, 5 months, 4 days )
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 20 September 1964
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 1 April 1974
Inspector – appointed 1 December 1978
Final Rank – Inspector – retirement
Stations: ? , School Lecturing Section, Central Police Station Traffic Office ( 1960’s ) – No. 1 Division ( rode a police bike with side-car ), Grosvenor St Annexe – Cnr Gloucester & Grosvenor St, Sydney ( 1974 – 1978 ), Inspector at Fairfield ( 34 Division ) Police Station 1978 – 1980,
Service: From 6 October 1947 to ? ? 1982 = 35+ years Service
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. )
Next of kin: Patrick Leo ROYAN ( Father ) – ‘Willow Grove’, Stuarts River,
via Johns River.
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 )
Awards: National Medal – granted 13 November 1984
No other awards, which is obviously wrong, were found on It’s an honour
Born: Saturday 23 May 1923 – Nabiac, NSW
Died on: Thursday 4 April 2013
Age: 87 years, 10 months, 12 days
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 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.
Jim – may you forever Rest In Peace.
Jim was the Uncle of Michael John ROYAN – also a member of NSWPF.
DESPITE THE OFFICIAL NSW 1979 ‘STUD 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
- “Our deepest Sympathies To Leslie & Annette and Families at…”
– William & Bernadette Royan
ROYAN, James Clement.
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.
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Australian Electoral rolls:
1949 – lived in Belmore
1958 – lived in Parkes
1977 – lived in St George