John WOODS

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John WOODS

AKA  ?

Late of Woodenbong Police Stn, NSW 

 

New South Wales Police Force

Uniform #  51

Regd. #  4370

 

Rank:  Commenced Training on ? ? ?

Probationary Constable- appointed ? ? 1883

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Final Rank =  Constable 1st Class

 

Stations?, Woodenbong – Death

Service:  From 13 February 1883   to   21 February 1893  =  9+ years Service

 

Awards:  No Find on Australian Honours system

 

Born? ? c1862 in NSW

Died on:  Tuesday  21 February 1893

Age:  30 

Cause:   Rheumatic fever

Event location:  Woodenbong Police residence

Event date ?

 

Funeral date? ? ?

Funeral location? 

Funeral Parlour: ?

Buried at: Private Property.  Old Police Paddock, Roseberry St – just off Dalmorton St, Woodenbong, NSW

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

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

 

 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.

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May they forever Rest In Peace

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Warwick Examiner and Times (Qld. : 1867 – 1919),

Saturday 4 March 1893, page 2

Death. WOODS. — On the 21st February, at the Police Barracks, Woodenbong, N.S.Wales, of rheumatic fever, Constable John Woods, aged 30 years.

Goulburn, N.S.W., newspapers please copy.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/82221093

 

 


 

   2019  NSW Fallen Police FB Group
The headstone for Constable John Woods is at the top end of the Old Police paddock, (don’t know who might own it now), which faces Roseberry Street, just off the junction of Dalmorton Street ( Woodenbong, NSW ).
His listed cause of death was Rheumatic Fever at age 29 on 21-2-1893. (The Warwick Argus, Tuesday 28-Feb. 1893)
He was the first Constable appointed to Woodenbong in 1887.
He married Sarah Margaret Fletcher at Killarney, Qld on the 22-Nov. 1892.
His Parents were John & Eliza Woods.

Described as being born in 1862, 5′ 10″ tall, grey eyes and light brown hair with a ‘fresh’ complexion.

A native of N.S.W., was single when he joined the Police and was previously employed as a farmer.


 

Woodenbong Police Station

Woodenbong Police Station was in existence by 1888 as recorded in the NSW Legislative Assembly Distribution of Police Force on 31st December 1888.

In 2006 the Woodenbong Police Station was located in the Richmond Local Area Command in the Northern Region. Its address was Unumgar Street, Woodenbong. (1)Endnotes(1) NSW Police Website http://www.police.nsw.gov.au/about_us/structure/operations_command/local_area_commands/northern_region/richmond (accessed 30 October 2006).

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John WOODS   Inscription:  In Loving remembrance of John Woods Died 21 February 1895 aged 30 years A precious one from us is gone. A voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our home Which never can be filled.
Inscription: In Loving remembrance of John Woods Died 21 February 1895 aged 30 years A precious one from us is gone. A voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our home Which never can be filled.

John WOODS

John WOODS


 

 

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