John Edward DOWSETT
Late of Dapto, NSW
Father to Paul DOWSETT, NSWPF # 21069
Grandfather to Laura DOWSETT, NSWPF # ?????
NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern – Class # 074
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 9055
Service: From Monday 12 May 1958 to 1 June 1985 = 27 years & 20 days Service
Rank: Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on Monday 12 May 1958 ( aged 23 years, 3 days )
Probationary Constable- appointed 30 June 1958 ( aged 23 years, 1 month, 21 days )
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Constable 1st Class – appointed 30 June 1964 ( South Coast District )
Detective – appointed ? ? ?
Senior Constable – appointed 1 July 1968 ( South Coast District )
Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 1 April 1974
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?
Final Rank = Sergeant 2nd Class
Stations: ?, South Coast District ( 1968 ), Holbrook ( SenCon 1972 ), ?, Dapto ( old Stn ), Port Kembla ( 1982 ), Wollongong District – Retirement ( 1 June 1985 )
Retirement / Leaving age: = 50 years, 23 days
Time in Retirement from Police: 35 years, 10 months, 19 days
Awards: National Medal – granted 22 August 1980 ( Sgt 3/c )
1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 3 September 1985 ( Sgt 2/c )
2nd Clasp to National Medal – granted 3 September 1985 ( Sgt 2/c )
Born: Thursday 9 May 1935
Died on: Tuesday 20 April 2021
Age: 85 years, 11 months, 11 days
Event location: ?
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Funeral date: Tuesday 27 April 2021 @ 2pm
Funeral location: H Parsons Funeral Chapel, 4 Princes Highway, Dapto, NSW
any Future Wake location: ??? TBA
any Future Wake date: ??? TBA
( Due to current Govt. restrictions on ‘Gatherings’ due to Corona19 Virus Pandemic, some families may wish to have a Memorial Service / Wake with friends and family at a later date )
Funeral Parlour: ?
Buried at: ?
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?
Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( April 2021 )
JOHN is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance *NEED MORE INFO
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May they forever Rest In Peace
Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 – 2001),
Friday 21 April 1972 (No.42), page 1374
HIS Excellency the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, has approved of the following appointments:
The undermentioned members of the Police Force to be Inspectors under the Liquor Act, 1912, as amended by subsequent Acts, for the Licensing District preceding their names, from the dates specified, viz.:
Holbrook.— Senior Constable John Edward Dowsett, stationed at Holbrook, during the absence on leave of Sergeant 2nd Class William Kevin Heyman, from 13th February, 1972.
Nothing further, than what is recorded above, is known about this person at the time of publication and further information and photos would be appreciated.