John Wallace HITCHCOCK
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
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Funeral date: Friday 4 September 2020 @ 2pm
Funeral location: Kembla Grange Golf Club, Princes Hwy, Kembla Grange, NSW
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( 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
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Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( August 2020 )
JOHN is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance * NOT JOB RELATED
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May they forever Rest In Peace