Jillian Cupit HAWKES (FRAZER)

Jillian Cupit HAWKES ( FRAZER )

( late of Kirrawee )

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  PW73

Detective Sergeant 3rd Class – retired

Retired Hurt On Duty on 17 December 1982

Arrest Injuries – Assault on 30 July 1977

Milsons Point, North Sydney

Died  22 April, 1986

Age:  46

Buried:  Woronora cemetery


Det Sgt 3Class Jillian Cupit HAWKES nee FRAZER died 220486

On 30 July, 1977 Detective Senior Constable Hawkes and another detective attended Sydney’s Luna Park in relation to a complaint. While the offender was being escorted from the park he began to struggle violently and kicked Detective Hawkes’ legs out from under her. When she fell to the ground the offender continued kicking and stamping on her.

As a result she suffered an injury to her right leg which later developed a malignant bone tumour. The leg was amputated and after being fitted with an artificial leg Detective Hawkes returned to work.

On 17 December, 1982 she was discharged medically unfit.

On 19 April, 1986 the former Detective Sergeant Hawkes lapsed into a coma. She died three days later on the 22 April 1986.


The detective sergeant was born in 1939 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 16 August, 1965.


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