John Alexander GRAHAM

John Alexander GRAHAM

AKA  ?

Late of  Deception Bay, Qld

NSW Redfern Police Academy Class #  86A ?

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  9970

Rank:  Probationary Constable – appointed 27 February 1961

Constable – appointed 27 February 1962

Constable 1st Class – appointed 27 February 1967

Senior Constable – appointed 27 February 1971

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 17 July 1977

Final Rank = Sergeant 3rd Class – Medically Discharged HOD

 

StationsCentral ( 1 Division – Pro Cst – 28/3/1961 – 1962 ), Central ( 29/6/61 – Traffic – Probation ), Central ( 29/7/61 – Traffic – Permanent ), Rockdale ( 12 Division – Solo Cyclist 19/3/1962 – 1964 ),  Traffic Branch ( STP Probation 3/12/1964 ), Traffic Branch ( STP Permanent – 15/1/1965 ), Liverpool ( 22 Division – Special Traffic Patrol – 25 Aug 1965 – 2 Nov 1966 ), Liverpool ( 22 Division – GDs, 3 Nov 1966 – 14 Mar 1967 ),

North East District – Taree ( S.T.P. 15 March 1967 – 6 March 1973 ),  Traffic Branch ( Solo cyclist, 7 March 1973 – 23 May 1973 ),  Windsor ( 27 Division – Solo Cycle, 24 May 1973 – 8 May 1976 ), Blacktown ( 27 Division – Solo Cycle – 9 May 1976 – 12 March 1977 ), Windsor ( 33 Division – HWP – 13 March 1977 – 18 June 1977 ), Liverpool ( 22 Division – Assistant to Sgt in Charge – 19 June 1977 – 31 December 1977 ), Windsor ( 33 Division – OIC – Sgt of HWP 1/1/78 – 15 Aug 1981 ), Parramatta ( 18 Division – HWP Temp. 16 August 1981 – 17 April 1982 ), Parramatta ( 18 Division – HWP Perm. 18 April 1982 – ? ), Hornsby GD’s ( 16 Division – 1982 ), Medical Branch ( Welfare Officer ),

Parramatta – Retirement

Service:  From ? ? pre Feb 1961?  to 8 February 1986 ( HOD )25 years Service

Awards:  National Medal – granted 5 August 1981 ( no link )

Born: Monday  20 August 1934 in Trangie, NSW

Died on: Monday  22 July 2019

Age: 84

Cause: ?

Event location: ?

Event date: ?

Funeral SERVICE date Tuesday  20 August 2019 @ 11am

Funeral SERVICE location: The Esplanade, Deception Bay, Qld

Wake location: ?

Funeral Parlour: ?

Buried at: Cremated

Memorial located at: ?

 

 

JOHN is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance  *NEED MORE INFO


Funeral location: TBA


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


 

There will be a private cremation for John but a Service will be held on The Esplanade, Deception Bay, Qld on Tuesday 20 August 2019 @ 11am followed by a gathering of family and friends.


 

Prior to joining the NSWPF, John was a Labourer for 12 months, a Truck Driver for 3 years and a Farmer for 5 years.

He was 6′ 2.5″ tall, 14 stone, blue eyes, brown hair with a medium complexion.

He was married on the 26 November 1966

He failed his first attempt at Cst 1/c exam but passed on 22 Sept. 1964.

He failed his first two attempts ( 1969 & 1970 ) at Sgt 3/c exams but passed on 16 May 1974.

He completed his Solo Cycle course on 10 May 1961

He completed his Cycle Outfit course on 27 November 1961

He completed his GD utility and light truck course on 30 January 1964

He completed his High Powered Solo course on 21 January 1965

He completed his High Speed ( Manual Transmission ) course on 7 November 1966

Issued General Licence to Navigate a Registrable Vessel ( 1970 )

Completed Radar Operators Training Course

75.25% marks obtained at completion of Training Class 86A

Completed 3 day course in Civil Defence – 1961

On 3 November 1961 could do 20 wpm on the type writer

Completed 3 day course in Civil Defence – 2 – 4 November 1964

Completed Sergeants Course # 3 of Class 4/1979


 

 

 

 

 

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