Kenneth Clarke HOLMES
AKA Ken HOLMES, KCH
Late of Glenbrook, NSW
“possible” relation in ‘the job’: ?
NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern – “possibly” started with Class # 041 – finished with “possibly ” Class 051 or 052
NSW Police Cadet # 1203
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 8869
Rank: Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy as a Police Cadet on Monday 10 June 1955 ( aged 16 years, 8 months, 24 days )
Probationary Constable- appointed 17 October 1957 ( aged 19 years, 1 months, 0 days )
Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( NO )
Senior Constable – appointed 1 July 1968
Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 14 February 1974
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Inspector – appointed 7 January 1987
Final Rank: = Inspector
Stations: ?, Sydney Stations?, Western District ( 1968 ), Broken Hill, Blackheath ( 7 years ), Katoomba GDs & Police Rescue Squad ( c 1970s ), ( attended the Granville Train disaster in 1977 ), ?, Burwood ( 9 Division )( early 1980s ), ( attended the Newcastle Earth Quake in 1989 ) – OIC – Police Rescue Squad – Zetland, Retirement
Service: From 10 June 1955 to 3 January 1994 = 38 years, 6 months, 24 days Service
Retirement / Leaving age: = 55 years, 3 months, 17 days
Time in Retirement from Police: 29 years, 1 month, 9 days
Awards: Granville Train Disaster Medal – granted ? ? ? at Sydney Town Hall
National Medal – granted 28 April 1993 ( Insp )
Born: Saturday 17 September 1938
Died on: Sunday 12 February 2023
Age: 84 years, 4 months, 26 days
Organ Donor: No – Age prohibitive
Cause: Suffered Alzeimers Disease but died from a Stroke
Event location: ?
Event date: Sunday 12 February 2023
Funeral date: Thursday 23 February 2023 @ 10.30am
Funeral location: West Chapel, Pinegrove Memorial Park, Kington St, Minchinbury, NSW
Mt Druitt PAC provided a Police Guard of Honour
Wake location: Log Cabin, Penrith, NSW
Wake date: Thursday 23 February 2023 @ 2pm
( 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: White Lady Funerals – Penrith, NSW 02 47314385
Buried at: Pinegrove Memorial Park, Kington St, Minchinbury, NSW
Grave Location: Plot: ? Section: ?
Grave GPS: ?, ?
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?
Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( March 2023 )
KEN is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance * NOT JOB RELATED
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May they forever Rest In Peace
HOLMES, Kenneth Clarke (Ken)
Sadly passed away 12th February 2023
Late of Glenbrook
Beloved husband of Maureen (Dec).
Loving father of Michael and Ashley.
Father-in-law of Toni.
Proud Pa of Tahlia, Lachlan, Mitchell, Aaron and Dominic.
In God’s Loving Care.
Ken’s family and friends are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of his Life to be held in the West Chapel of Pinegrove Memorial Park, Kington Street, Minchinbury on Thursday 23rd February 2023 at 10:30am.
Following the service, a burial will take place within the cemetery grounds.
Nothing further, than what is recorded above, is known about this person at the time of publication and further information and photos would be appreciated.