Late of Redfern
NSW Goulburn Police Academy / Police Training Centre – Redfern / Police Training College – Penrith / Belmore Barracks Class # ? ? ?
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 1989
Service: From 10 August 1870 to 21 November 1887 = 17 years Service
Rank: Commenced Training at / as ? Police Academy Police Cadet on ? ? ?
Supernumerary Constable- appointed 10 August 1870
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Detective – appointed ? ? ?
Senior Constable – appointed 1 April 1876
Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 1 January 1882
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Inspector – appointed ? ? ?
Chief Inspector – appointed ? ? ?
Superintendent – appointed ? ? ?
Chief Superintendent – appointed ? ? ?
Final Rank = Sergeant 2nd Class
Retirement / Leaving age: = 46
Time in Retirement from Police: ?
Awards: National Medal – granted ? ? ?
1st Clasp to National Medal – granted ? ? ?
2nd Clasp to National Medal – granted ? ? ?
Died on: 21 November 1887
Event location: Redfern
Event date: 21 November 1887
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Buried at: Rookwood Catholic Cemeteries and Crematoria, Mortuary 1 Area: AA Grave: 342
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?
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DEATH OF SERGEANT 2nd CLASS JOHN BAILEY (1841 to 21 November 1887) No. 1989
John Bailey was born in 1841 in Kilkenny, Ireland. He emigrated to Australia and married Ellen Heffernan at Hunters Hill in 1869. They had eight children together between 1870 and 1881.
John Bailey was sworn in as a Supernumerary Constable of the NSW Police Force on the 10 August 1870. He was promoted to Senior Constable on the 1 April 1876 and Sergeant 2nd Class on the 1 January 1882.
Sergeant Bailey died on the 21 November 1887. He was stationed at Redfern at the time. He was buried at the Rookwood Catholic Cemeteries and Crematoria, Mortuary 1 Area: AA Grave: 342
At the time of his death he lived at 2 Sterling St Redfern and was a member of the H.C. Guild.
In 1925 Sergeant Bailey’s registered number was re-issued to Probationary Constable Ernest James Williamson.