John Lawrence HAKES

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John Lawrence HAKES   APM  OAM

AKA 

Late of East Maitland, NSW  

 

NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern – Class #  071 

 

NSW Police Cadet # 1208

 

New South Wales Police Force

 

Regd. #  8814  

 

Introduced to Policing by fellow Cadet John RAPER Cadet # 1132

Service:  From Friday 8 July 1955   to  23 October 1993  = 38 years, 3 months, 15 days Service 

 

Rank:  Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy as a Police Cadet on Friday 8 July 1955 ( Aged 16 years, 8 months, 23 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed 15 October 1957 ( Aged 19 years )

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed 15 October 1963  

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( NO )

Senior Constable – appointed 1 July 1968  

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed  19 September 1973

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed  24 November 1982

Inspector – appointed ? ? ? 

Chief Inspector – appointed ? ? 1985

Superintendent – appointed  26 March 1986

Chief Superintendent – appointed 23 November 1988

 

Final Rank =  Chief Supt.

 

Stations?, CIB – Police Switch ( Phone 20966 )( Cst )( Oct 1958 – ), ?, North East District ( 1963 ), Police Residence – Maitland Gaol ( Lock-Up-Keeper )( 1964 ), ?, Rejoined Army Reserved ( 1967 ), ?, Hamilton ( Sgt 3/c )( 1976 / 1977 ), Police Academy – Redfern – Teaching SenCon’s & Officers in Tactics & Forming the TRG Unit, Involved in the Counter Terrorism committee & wrote the first Counter Terrorism Manual for NSWPF, ?, Grafton ( Chief Inspector in Charge )( 1985 ), Metropolitan Area Office – Special Duties – Reserve Officer ( Supt )( May 1986 ), District Commander – Parramatta ( 18 Division )( 1 July 1990 – 23 Oct. 1993 ) – Retirement

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = 55 years, 0 months, 8 days

Time in Retirement from Police: 28 years, 0 months, 9 days

 

Army Reserves

# 294474

Warrant Officer – Class 2 ( 1969 )

Lieutenant ( 1972 )

Captain ( Australian Royal Infantry )

Instructor – Office of Cadet Training Unit

Newcastle – Captain of 16th Transport Co.

Army Awards:

Australian Army Reserve Long Service Medal

Australian National Service Medal

Australian Defence Medal

Service Medal re the care of the homeless during the 2007 Maitland Fires

 

Awards:  National Medal – granted 28 April 1993 ( Chief Supt. )

Australian Police Medal ( APM ) – granted 14 June 1993 ( Chief Supt. )

 Medal of the Order of Australia ( OAM ) – granted 13 June 2016 ( Civilian )( For service to the community through social welfare organisations )

Queens Police Long Service Medal

Australian Police Long Service Medal

Australian National Police Medal

 

 Born:  Saturday 15 October 1938 

Died on:  Monday 1 November 2021 

Age:  83 years, 0 months, 17 days

 

Cause?

Event location:   ?

Event date ?

 

Funeral date:  Tuesday 9 November 2021 @ 1pm 

Funeral location:  St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, cnr New England Hwy & King St, East Maitland, NSW

 

( click here to see Cornona19 Virus Pandemic rules – this will be a limited numbers Funeral )

Wake location: Bank Hotel, East Maitland from 2pm

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: East Maitland Cemetery, 

John Lawrence HAKES, John HAKES

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( November 2021 )

 

 

JOHN 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.

PLEASE SEND PHOTOS AND INFORMATION TO Cal


 

May they forever Rest In Peace

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Australian Police YouTube Channel 


John Lawrence HAKES was also a member of the Royal Australian Infantry CorpsSecond Lieutenant – 20 September 1972

Captain John Lawrence HAKES # 294474 – Reserve Force Medal 1985

 


 

HAKES
JOHN LAWRENCE
15/10/1938 ~ 01/11/2021
of East Maitland
Beloved husband of PATRICIA.

Devoted and loving father-in-law of JOHN and KIM, NARELLE and STEVE, LYNN and CHRIS, PETER and JULIE, and ANN.
Doting grandfather of BREE, DAVID, JESAMY, ELIZABETH, MATTHEW, KATHRYN, WILLIAM, AARON, BAYLEY, CONNOR, MADELYN, and partners.
Great grandfather of RYAN, EMILY, HUDSON, LACHLAN, NORA, ODI, IVY, LYLAH, KAIRA and HARLOW.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St Vincent De Paul society would be appreciated.
Out of respect for the family, we ask that those who are not double vaccinated not attend the service, but to view the live stream via the link provided.

John Lawrence Hakes – Fry Bros


 

HAKES
JOHN LAWRENCE APM O.A.M

15.10.1938~1.11.2021
of East Maitland

Life member of St Vincent de Paul

Beloved husband of PATRICIA.

Devoted and loving father and father in law of JOHN and KIM, NARELLE and STEVE, LYNN and CHRIS, PETER and JULIE, and ANN.

Doting grandfather of BREE, DAVID, JESAMY, ELIZABETH, MATTHEW, KATHRIN, WILLIAM, AARON, BAYLEY, CONNOR, MADELYN, and partners.

Great grandfather of RYAN, EMILY, HUDSON, LACHLAN, NORA, ODIS, IVY, IYLAH, KAIRA and HARLOW.

Family and friends are warmly invited to the Celebration of JOHN’s life at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, King St, East Maitland on TUESDAY, 9th November, 2021 at 1pm.

Full vaccination is required to attend.

The Service will be live streamed. For the link please visit the Fry Bros website, Funeral Services page.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St Vincent de Paul Society may be left at the church or made online via the Funeral Services page.

FRY BROS 02 4933 6155

JOHN LAWRENCE APM OAM HAKES Death Notice – Sydney, New South Wales | Sydney Morning Herald


 

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.

 

Cal
4 November 2021


 

 

 

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