John James DUNCAN
AKA Jack DUNCAN
Late of ?
NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern / Police Training College – Penrith / Belmore Barracks Class # ? ? ?
New South Wales Police Force
Uniform # 1252
Regd. # ‘Q‘ 2119
For the purposes of this website ‘Q‘ represents those Police joining between 1 March 1862 ( commencement of NSWPF ) – 23 February 1915 ( Commencement of NSWPF current numbering system )
Service: From ? ?pre August 1925 ? to 10 May 1941 ( Resignation ) = 15+? years Service
Rank: Commenced Training at Redfern Police Depot on ? ? ?
Probationary Constable- appointed Wednesday 12 August 1925 ( aged 24 years, 2 months, 14 days ) ( Mounted Constable )
Constable – appointed 12 August 1926
Constable 1st Class – appointed 28 May 1937 ( loss of Seniority )
Detective – appointed ? ? ?
Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( No such Rank during this period )
Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( No such Rank during this period )
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed ? ? ? ( No such Rank during this period )
Final Rank = Constable 1st Class
Stations: Broken Hill Police District: ( White Cliffs )(28 March 1926 ), Wilcannia ( 17 August 1926 / 18 Nov. 1927 ), Broken Hill ( 26 March 1928 ), Menindie ( LockUpKeeper )( 27 July 1928 / 23 November 1928 / 10 May 1929 ), Torrawangee ( 29 July 1929 / 30 July 1929 / 30 Aug. 1929 ), Broken Hill ( 14 February 1932 ),
Western Police District: Ivanhoe ( O.I.C. )( 2 July 1938 ) – Resignation 10 May 1941
Retirement / Leaving age: = 39 years, 11 months, 11 days
Time in Retirement from Police: 52 years, 2 months, 17 days
Awards: No Find on Australian Honours system
Born: Wednesday 29 May 1901
Died on: Tuesday 27 July 1993
Age: 92 years, 1 month, 28 days
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Funeral date: 3 August 1993
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Funeral Parlour: ?
Buried at: Rookwood Cemetery, Weekes Ave, Rookwood, NSW
Grave Location: Methodist New 1AW, Zone F, Grave 918Y
GPS: -33.87830942069154 151.05342733802868
Buried with his 11 year old son who died in 1945
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?
Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( September 2021 )
JACK is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance *NEED MORE INFO
FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED ABOUT THIS PERSON, THEIR LIFE, THEIR CAREER AND THEIR DEATH.
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May they forever Rest In Peace
Upon joining the NSWPF, Jack was described as:
5′ 8.5″ tall & 10 stone 8 lb whereas on the 26 June 1935 he was 5′ 9″ tall & 12 stone 1 lb.
Brown hair and eyes, Dark complexion. He was a native of Adaville near Moree, NSW, and was Single – although he married on the 17 April 1928 and he was previously employed as a Station Hand. He was Methodist.
He sat his Constable 1st Class Examination on the 5 October 1934. He had his First Aid Certificate and was Certified as ‘Competent’ in relation to driving motor vehicles.
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.