John Unwin or Union BENTLEY
Late of ?
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # Q 3529
NSWPF – ‘Q’ represents those Police joining between 1862 ( commencement of NSWPF ) – 23 February 1915 ( Commencement of NSWPF current numbering system )
Rank: Constable – appointed 21 July 1879
First Class Constable –
Senior Constable – appointed
Stations: ?, Ilford, Mundooran
Service: From 21 July 1879 to ? ? ? = ? years Service
Born: ? ? 1851 England
Died on: ? ? ?
Event location: ?
Event date: ?
Funeral date: ? ? ?
Funeral location: ?
Funeral Parlour: ?
Buried at: ?
Memorial located at: ?
[alert_yellow]JOHN is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_yellow] *NEED MORE INFO
Grave location: TBA
FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED ABOUT THIS PERSON, THEIR LIFE, THEIR CAREER AND THEIR DEATH.
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May they forever Rest In Peace
NSWBDM: Death: This is only “possibly” the correct person: John U. BENTLEY, Regd. # 2579/1901.
Father = Jeremiah
Mother = Ruth
District = Orange, NSW
No direct find for Marriages.
NSW Government Gazette Monday 9 May1892 Page 3944 Diseased Animals & Meat Act, 1892
John Unwin BENTLEY – First class Constable – Ilford – Western District
Inspector of Slaughter houses
Police Department, Inspector General’s Office, Sydney, 14 May 1896
Inspector of Slaughter Houses
John U. Bentley – Senior Constable – Mundooran – ( Coonamble & Dubbo Police District )
NSW State Archives & Records have John UNION Bentley – born 1851 in England – as having Registered # (Q) 3529.
Searching for this man, I kept coming across John UNWIN Bentley – born 1847.
Then, in the article from the NSW Government Gazette, dated 9 May 1892, there is a John UNWIN Bentley – First Class Cst.
It is “possible” that this is the one person.
The Death, in NSWBDM, shows the same family members, i.e., mother, father.
There is a death recorded in Orange Cemetery, NSW, of John Unwin Bentley – died in 1901 aged 53.
I am unable to find a photo of that grave but the above photo comes up on MyHeritage.com
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