Kevin Frederick SHIEL
Late of ?
NSW Redfern Police Academy Class # 036 – 046
NSW Police Cadet # 1092
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 8491
Rank: Commenced Training at Redfern Academy as Police Cadet on 3 June 1954 ( Aged 16 years, 9 mths, 25 days )
Probationary Constable- appointed 9 August 1956 ( Aged 19 years )
Constable – appointed 9 August 1957
Constable 1st Class – appointed 9 August 1962
Senior Constable – appointed 9 August 1967
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 22 January 1973
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 1 November 1979
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 1 January 1983
Final Rank = Sergeant First Class
Stations: M.O. Unit ( Method of Operation ), Darlinghurst ( 3 Division ) & Kogarah ( 12 Division ) – as a Cadet,
After being ‘Sworn In’ – Kogarah ( 12 Division ) – Solo Cyclist, member of NSW Police Pipe Band in 1956 and given Rank of Lance Corporal, ?,
Supervisor – Metropolitan Traffic Branch ( 1973 ), Sutherland HWP ( 24 Division )( 1975 ),
North Sydney HWP ( 6 Division ), Kogarah – HWP ( 12 Division ), Central ( 1 Division ) GDs ( 1976 ), Hurstville ( 31 Division )( 1983 ), Sutherland ( 24 Division )( 1989 ) – Retirement
Dept. records indicate he was attached to Hurstville at the time of Retirement. Other records indicate Sutherland.
Service: From 3 June 1954 to 28 October 1989 = 35 years, 4 months, 25 days Service
Awards: No Find on Australian Honours – although
NSW Police Imperial Service & Good Conduct medal – granted ? May 1971
NSW Police Long Service & Good Conduct Medal – granted 25 June 1980
Police Medal – with 35 year Clasp – granted 29 October 2008
National Police Service Medal – granted 22 December 2016
Born: Monday 9 August 1937 at Waverley, NSW
Died on: Tuesday 9 June 2020 at Sutherland, NSW
Age: 82 years, 10 months
Cause: Complained of headaches but wouldn’t go to Hospital until he suffered a Stroke where he suffered another Stroke. He had been diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer 2 months earlier.
Event location: Sutherland Hospital, NSW
Event date: ?
Funeral date: 17 June 2020
Funeral location: Woronora Memorial Park, Sutherland, NSW
( Due to current Govt. restrictions of 20 – 50 persons at a Funeral due to the Cornona19 Virus Pandemic – this will be a Private Funeral )
Future Wake location: ??? Unknown
( Due to current Govt. restrictions of 50 persons only at ‘Gatherings’, there won’t be an immediate Wake )
Future Wake date: ???
( 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: Olsens Funerals, Sutherland, NSW
Buried at: Cremated
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: Nil
Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( June 2020 )
KEVIN 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
Kev is remembered, by his many work mates, as having NSW Number plates KEV-000 displayed on his vehicle(s) – an old yellow Chrysler then a gold Holden Statesman at Hurstville.
He is also remembered as being a great bloke by his work mates.
He has been highly respect by all that have worked with him and is being greatly missed by his wife, children, grand children, sister & brother-in-law.
If everyone had Kevin’s integrity and loved and cared for their family and friends as Kevin did, the world would be a much better place.