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
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
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May they forever Rest In Peace
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.
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 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).