James Ralph MARTIN

Late of  ?

New South Wales Police Force

NSW Police Cadet # 2397

Regd. #  ?

Rank:  NSW Police Cadet – commenced 2 December 1968

Probationary Constable – appointed 14 February 1972

Stations:  Manly

ServiceFrom 2 December 1968   to  24 May 1974 = 5+ years Service

Awards:  No find on It’s An Honour

Born:   ? ? 1952

Died on:  Wednesday  24 May 1974

Age?

Cause:  Motor Vehicle Accident – Pedestrian

Event location:   Warringah Rd, Forestville

Funeral date? ? ?

Funeral location?

Buried at?

 Memorial located at?

could not find a marker at Constable Martins 'spot', I will do some more research.

could not find a marker at Constable Martins ‘spot’, I will do some more research.

JIMMY is mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance

 

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

On the night of the 24 May, 1974 Constable Martin was riding a Police Special Traffic Patrol solo motor cycle in Warringah Road, Forestville. After stopping a motor cycle for a possible traffic breach the constable stood on the footpath speaking to the rider and pillion passenger. As they were talking a car approached at high speed, veered off the roadway and struck both Constable Martin and the pillion passenger. Both were killed.

 

The constable was born in 1952 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 14 February, 1972. At the time of his death he was stationed at Manly.

 

 

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