John Wallace HITCHCOCK

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John Wallace HITCHCOCK

AKA  Hitchy 

Late of Dapto, NSW 

 

NSW Police Training College – Penrith  Class #  017 –  030

NSW Police Cadet # 0848

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  7414

 

Rank:  Commenced Training as Police Cadet on 13 February 1950 ( aged 16 years & 5 months )

Probationary Constable- appointed  Saturday 13 September 1952 ( aged 19 years )

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( YES )

Senior Constable – appointed 13 September 1963  

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 10 August 1968

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 30 September 1976

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 23 April 1980

Final Rank =  Senior Sergeant

 

Stations?, Western District ( 1963 ), ?, ‘R’ District ( Newcastle area )( 1969 ), ?, Deniliquin ( Det Sgt ), Wollongong Police Station – GDs ( Sgt 1/c )( 1980s ), Pt Kembla ( Sgt 1/c )( OIC ) – Retirement

Service:  From 13 February 1950   to   24 September 1988  =  38 years, 6 months, 11 days Service

 

Awards:  National Medal – granted 21 August 1989 ( Former Det SenSgt )

Nothing further found on the Australian Honours system

 

Born:  Wednesday  13 September 1933 

Died on:  Saturday  29 August 2020 

Age:  86 years, 11 months, 17 days 

Cause:  Dementia – passed in his sleep after it progressed very quickly over the last few weeks 

Event location:   ?

Event date ?

 

Funeral date:  Friday  4 September 2020 @ 2pm

Funeral locationKembla Grange Golf Club, Princes Hwy, Kembla Grange, NSW

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

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: H. Parsons, Wollongong, NSW  02 4228 9622

Buried at: ?

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( August 2020 )

John Wallace HITCHCOCK

 

JOHN is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance * NOT JOB RELATED


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May they forever Rest In Peace

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John Hitchcock @ Hitchy

 

 

John Wallace HITCHCOCK AKA Hitchy

John Wallace HITCHCOCK AKA Hitchy

John Wallace HITCHCOCK AKA Hitchy

John Wallace HITCHCOCK AKA Hitchy

John Wallace HITCHCOCK AKA Hitchy

John Wallace HITCHCOCK AKA Hitchy

John Wallace HITCHCOCK AKA

John Wallace HITCHCOCK AKA Hitchy

John Wallace HITCHCOCK AKA Hitchy

John Wallace HITCHCOCK AKA Hitchy

John Wallace HITCHCOCK AKA Hitchy

 

WOLLONGONG DISTRICT POLICE RUGBY LEAGUE FOOTBALL TEAM - 1981 REAR: L - R: ALLAN PIRIE, JOHN HITCHCOCK, KEVIN VERDON, BOB LONGUE, BARRY ODMARK, PAT CARNEY, KEITH CALDWELL, GRAHAM THOMPSETT, TERY O'BRIEN, TONY CHAPLIN, PETER CARTER, KEN JEFFREY, NEIL PARSONS, PHIL RUSSELL, GAL CLEARY (COACH), DON JONES (TRAINER), RON JACKSON, STEVE FROST (SECRETARY) FRONT: L - R: BOB LEWIS, GRAHAM KING, STEVE BYRNES, DAVE ROUTLEDGE, STEVE TIER
WOLLONGONG DISTRICT POLICE RUGBY LEAGUE FOOTBALL TEAM – 1981
REAR: L – R:
ALLAN PIRIE, JOHN HITCHCOCK, KEVIN VERDON, BOB LONGUE, BARRY ODMARK, PAT CARNEY, KEITH CALDWELL, GRAHAM THOMPSETT, TERRY O’BRIEN, TONY CHAPLIN, PETER CARTER, KEN JEFFREY, NEIL PARSONS, PHIL RUSSELL, GAL CLEARY (COACH), DON JONES (TRAINER), RON JACKSON, STEVE FROST (SECRETARY)
FRONT: L – R:
BOB LEWIS, GRAHAM KING, STEVE BYRNES, DAVE ROUTLEDGE, STEVE TIER

 

WOLLONGONG DISTRICT POLICE RUBY LEAGUE FOOTBALL TEAM - 1980 REAR: L - R: TED BEAVER (TREASURER), JOHN GUEST, JOHN HITCHCOCK (MANAGER), STEVE BYRNES (SECRETARY), BRIAN WYVER, GRAHAM THOMPSETT, DENNIS CLARKE, PETER SKEENE, MAZ HERMANN, KEVIN SHEPSTONE, JOHN MAY, PHIL RUSSELL, BARRY FOORD, KEVIN GOLDSPINK (COACH), BARRIE KEENAHAN. SEATED: L - R: NEIL PARSONS, PAT DUNN, BOB LEWIS, BOB DALBY, BERNIE DOYLE, JOHN GOOD FRONT: L - R: PAT CARNEY, BOB LONGUE, PAUL JONES, DON JONES (TRAINER), TONY CHAPLIN, BARY ODMARK, IAN MOORE, BRIAN SMITH, LARRY BARBER, KEN JEFFERY
WOLLONGONG DISTRICT POLICE RUBY LEAGUE FOOTBALL TEAM – 1980
REAR: L – R:
TED BEAVER (TREASURER), JOHN GUEST, JOHN HITCHCOCK (MANAGER), STEVE BYRNES (SECRETARY), BRIAN WYVER, GRAHAM THOMPSETT, DENNIS CLARKE, PETER SKEENE, MAZ HERMANN, KEVIN SHEPSTONE, JOHN MAY, PHIL RUSSELL, BARRY FOORD, KEVIN GOLDSPINK (COACH), BARRIE KEENAHAN.
SEATED: L – R:
NEIL PARSONS, PAT DUNN, BOB LEWIS, BOB DALBY, BERNIE DOYLE, JOHN GOOD
FRONT: L – R:
PAT CARNEY, BOB LONGUE, PAUL JONES, DON JONES (TRAINER), TONY CHAPLIN, BARRY ODMARK, IAN MOORE, BRIAN SMITH, LARRY BARBER, KEN JEFFERY

 

WOLLONGONG DISTRICT POLICE RUBY LEAGUE FOOTBALL TEAM - 1979 REAR: L - R: SERGEANT JOHN HITCHCOCK (MANAGER), STEVE BYRNES (SECRETARY), MAZ HERRMANN, PAT DUNN, BRIAN SMITH, PAT CARNEY, DENNIS CLARKE, IAN MOORE, DON JONES (TRAINER) MIDDLE: L - R: ROD HENDERSON, BOB LEWIS, WAYNE COULEY (CAPTAIN - COACH), KEV SHEPSTONE, LARRY BARBER, WADE CHANDLER, JOHN BERNARDI FRONT: L - R: BOB CANTWELL, DAVE ROUTLEDGE, PHIL RUSSELL, GARY THOMPSON, KEN JEFFREY, BOB DALBY, SERGEANT FRANK GROGAN (CLUB PRESIDENT)
WOLLONGONG DISTRICT POLICE RUBY LEAGUE FOOTBALL TEAM – 1979
REAR: L – R:
SERGEANT JOHN HITCHCOCK (MANAGER), STEVE BYRNES (SECRETARY), MAZ HERMANN, PAT DUNN, BRIAN SMITH, PAT CARNEY, DENNIS CLARKE, IAN MOORE, DON JONES (TRAINER)
MIDDLE: L – R:
ROD HENDERSON, BOB LEWIS, WAYNE COULEY (CAPTAIN – COACH), KEV SHEPSTONE, LARRY BARBER, WADE CHANDLER, JOHN BERNARDI
FRONT: L – R:
BOB CANTWELL, DAVE ROUTLEDGE, PHIL RUSSELL, GARY THOMPSON, KEN JEFFREY, BOB DALBY, SERGEANT FRANK GROGAN (CLUB PRESIDENT)

 

 


 

John Wallace HITCHCOCK. Despite the extremely short notice, I am extremely proud of the members of Lake Illawarra Police for arranging a Police Guard of Honour, for such a great man, at the conclusion of his funeral.
Despite the extremely short notice, I am extremely proud of the members of Lake Illawarra Police for arranging a Police Guard of Honour, for such a great man, at the conclusion of his funeral.     Cal.

 

 

John Wallace HITCHCOCK

 


 

 

 

 

 

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