Kerry John WEEKES


Kerry John WEEKES

New South Wales Police Force

Redfern Police Academy Class # 116

Regd. #  13419


Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed 16 September 1968

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed 16 September 1973

Senior Constable – appointed 16 September 1977

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 8 September 1984

Sergeant 3rd Class ( Traffic Sergeant )


Stations?, 21 Division, Petersham ( 1975 ), 8 Division ( late 1970’s ), Balmain, Leichhardt, Fairfield ( 34 Division ) – Death


Service:   From pre September 1968 ? to  17 April 1987 = 19+ years Service


Awards: National Medal – granted 19 November 1984 ( SenCon )


Born: Tuesday  21 December 1948

Age:  38 yrs  3 mths  27 days

Died on :  Friday  17 April 1987 ( Good Friday )

Cause:  Suicide via Service Pistol .38 Smith & Wesson revolver

Event location:  Traffic Office, 2nd floor, west building of old Fairfield Police Stn, Smart St, Fairfield ( 34 Division )


Funeral date: ?

Funeral location: Orange, NSW

Buried at: Orange General Cemetery, Lone Pine Ave, Orange, NSW.

Grave: Anglican Lawn, Section D, Plot 5


KERRY is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance  * BUT SHOULD BE


Sergeant Kerry WEEKES was a Traffic Sergeant at Fairfield Police Station when, in 1987, he shot himself with his service revolver whilst inside the Traffic Office of that building.

Fairfield Police Station, at that time, comprised to two buildings on either side of the driveway which passed between the two buildings.

The Traffic Office was on the second floor on the western side of the driveway and was at the rear of that building overlooking the rear car park.

This original version of the Fairfield Police Station was demolished and later replaced with the current station we see upon Smart St, Fairfield, today.

No other information is available at this time ( 2014 – 2020 )


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Kerry john weekes deserves to be on the police wall of remembrance . Kerry was well respected and admired during his years in the police force. For Kerry to be included on this wall would be a very proud moment for his late parents and brothers Trevor and Geoff. We would appreciate consideration of this request as this area is the ultimate honour for police who died while on duty .
Yours Sincerely
Moira Weekes ( sister in law)

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