Joanna Maria SUCHY
“the FIRST migrant woman employed by NSWPF”
She was of Polish decent
Late of Mosman
NSW Redfern Police Academy Class # ? ? ?
New South Wales Police Force
[alert_yellow]Regd. # P/W 027 [/alert_yellow]
( which puts this woman in the 8590 – 8670 Male Registered number range who were all “Sworn In’ on the 1 April 1957. Joanna may have lost one weeks Seniority for some reason. This would put her closer between Regd # 8671 – 8672 )
Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed 8 April 1957
Senior Constable – appointed 8 April 1968
Final Rank = Senior Constable
Stations: ?, Special Branch – Retirement
Service: From ? ?pre April 1957 to 15 August 1987 = 30+ years Service
Awards: No find on It’s An Honour but was Awarded the WD & HO Wills Trophy as “Policewoman of the Year” in 1972
Born: 16 August 1927
Died on: Wednesday 26 December 2018
Event location: ?
Event date: Wednesday 26 December 2018
Funeral date: Thursday 17 January 2019 @ 1.30pm
Funeral location: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 23 Cardinal St, Mosman
Wake location: ?
Funeral Parlour: Simplicity Funerals, Balgowlah 9907 9765
Buried at: ?
Memorial located at: ?
[alert_blue] JOANNA is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_blue] * NOT JOB RELATED
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May they forever Rest In Peace
Passed away peacefully on
26 December, 2018
Late of Mosman
Aged 91 years
Beloved daughter of Pawel and Gertruda (both dec).
Joanna is remembered for her ground-breaking service to the NSW Police Force and for her contributions to the Polish community. She will be missed by her many friends.
A Requiem Mass will be offered for Joanna at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cardinal Street, Mosman on Thursday 17 January, 2019 at 1.30pm.
Published in The Sydney Morning Herald on Jan. 12, 2019