Lance STIRTON APM
( late of Maroubra & Matraville )
New South Wales Police Force
Joined NSW Police Force via NSW Police Cadet system on 5 February 1946
Cadet # 596
Regd. # 6340
Rank: State Commander, Deputy Commissioner
Service: From 5 February 1946 to 3 June 1993 = 47+ years Service
Awards: National Medal – granted 10 September 1986
Australian Police Medal – granted 26 January 1988
1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 23 February 1993
Born: 23 January 1930
Died on: Thursday 2 April 2015
Funeral date: Friday 10 April 2015 @ 11am
Funeral location: All Saints Anglican Church, Ocean Street, WOOLLAHRA.
Buried at: ?
Memorial: NSW Police force Service Memorial Wall, Sydney Police Centre, Surry Hills, B33 ( left wall )
Location of Funeral Service:
With regret I advise the death of Lance STIRTON, 85 old, former Regd. No. 6340, an Unattached Veteran Member of the RPA.
Lance passed away on 02/04/2015 and his funeral is proposed to be held at 11am on Friday 10th Instant at All Saints Anglican Church, Ocean Street, WOOLLAHRA.
Former Deputy Commissioner of Police.
23/01/1930 – 02/04/2015.
Late of Maroubra and Matraville
Devoted husband of Jean for 61 years. Father to Lindsay, Naomi and Matthew, father in law to Marcella, Stephen and Anita, adored ‘Poppy’ to Luke, Jessica, Alena, Alicia, Nicola, Christopher, James, Andrew, Amelia and Caterina.
Provided over 47 years of dedicated and exemplary Police service to the State of New South Wales.
Aged 85 Years
A Funeral Service will be held for Lance in All Saints Anglican Church, 85 Ocean Street, Woollahra on Friday April 10, 2015 commencing at 11.00am
Maroubra 9314 2778
Member AFDA – See more at: http://tributes.smh.com.au/obituaries/smh-au/obituary.aspx?n=lance-stirton&pid=174576435&eid=sp_ommatch&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.0UOfmfmw.dpuf