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John Edward BARNES


John Edward BARNES

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. # 13471

Rank:  Detective Sergeant at Parkes

Senior Sergeant at Casino ( Patrol Tactician )


Stations:  Parkes, Casino

Awards:  National Medal – granted 13 November 1984

Born  28 December 1946

Died  29 June 1993 at home in Casino

46 old

Illness – Heart attack or similar

Funeral: ?

Buried:  Ballina Cemetery, NSW


John Edward BARNES
John Edward BARNES
John Edward BARNES
John Edward BARNES – Grave stone – Ballina Cemetery

Grave plate reads:



In loving memory of John Edward BARNES.

Born 28-12-1946   Died  29-6-1993

aged 46 years

Best friend, lover, husband and soulmate of Judy.  ” My beautiful Barnesy ”  We will be together again

Beloved and proud father of Peter, Dyann and Karina  ” You are your dad’s precious gifts from god ”

And most dearly loved pop of Natasha ” you are your pop’s precious little possum ”

The sunshine in all our lives

Your ” Pop the cop with his pips ” will be watching over us always

” God has you in his keeping, we have you forever in our hearts ”


New South Wales Police Force

Inspector John Edward BARNES

Regd. No. 13471

9-12-1968 to 29-6-1993

John was proud to be a serving member of the New South Wales Police Force and especially proud of his promotion to the rank of Inspector of Police on 9-6-1993

Sadly missed by his family, fellow Police Officers and friends.

” The quiet achiever ”



* Note:  Died 20 days after his promotion to Inspector.


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