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James Ralph MARTIN

James Ralph MARTIN

Late of  ?

New South Wales Police Force

NSW Police Cadet # 2397

Regd. #  ?

 

Rank:  NSW Police Cadet – commenced 2 December 1968 ( aged 15 years, 9 months, 18 days )

Probationary Constable – appointed 14 February 1972 ( aged 19 years, 0 months, 0 days )

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

 

Stations:  Manly

 

ServiceFrom 2 December 1968   to  24 May 1974 = 5 years, 7 months, 22 days Service

 

Awards:  No find on It’s An Honour

 

Born:   Saturday 14 February 1953

Died on:  Wednesday  24 May 1974

Age:  21 years, 3 months, 10 days

Cause:  Motor Vehicle Accident – Pedestrian

Event location:   Warringah Rd, Forestville, NSW

 

Funeral date? ? ?

Funeral location:  St Mathews Church, Manly, NSW

 

Buried at:  Cremated – Interned at Northern Suburbs Crematorium, 199 Delhi Rd, North Ryde, NSW

 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

 


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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.