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Lee Clifford EVANS


Lee Clifford EVANS


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NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern  –  Class # 105


New South Wales Police Force


Regd. #   11673


Rank: Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on Monday 1 November 1965 ( aged 22 years, 4 months, 28 days ) 

Probationary Constable- appointed Monday 13 December 1965 ( aged 22 years, 6 months, 9 days )

Constable – appointed 1 November 1966

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( NO )

Senior Constable – appointed 1 November 1974


Final Rank: =  Senior Constable


Stations?, Parramatta ( 18 Division ), Police Concert Band ( 1965 – 1985 ) – Retirement


Time employed with NSW Police:  From:  1 November 1965   to  14 July 1985  = 19 years, 8 months, 13 days

Service: From   ? ? ?     to     ? ? ?  ? years,  Service



Retirement / Leaving age: = 42 years, 1 month, 10 days

Time in Retirement from Police:  38 years, 4 months, 2 days


Awards:  National Medal – granted 15 April 1981 ( SenCon )



 Born:  Friday  4 June 1943

Died on:   Thursday  16 November 2023

Age:  80 years, 5 months, 12 days

Organ Donor:  No – age prohibitive


Cause: Multiple Sclerosis ( MS ) ?

Event location:   ?

Event / Diagnosis date ?


Funeral date:  Monday 27 November 2023 @ 10.30am

Funeral location:  Sapphire City Crematorium Chapel, Lot 2 Delvyn Drive, Inverell, NSW

The New England PAC Provided an Official Police Guard of Honour




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Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( November 2023 )



LEE is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance  *NEED MORE INFO





May they forever Rest In Peace 

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Class 105 - December 1965, Redfern Police Academy
Class 105 of December 1965
Redfern Police Academy


Lee Clifford EVANS AKA  Lee EVANS
Lee Clifford in the 1960s


Lee Clifford EVANS AKA  Lee EVANS
Lee Clifford EVANS at the official opening of the new Leeton Police Station in 2021.


Lee Evans Obituary, Founding Member Of Sapphire City Concert Band, Inverell, NSW Has Sadly Passed Away – Death – The world obits

Lee Evans Obituary, Death – The Sapphire City Concert Band in Inverell, New South Wales, Australia, is mourning the loss of Lee Evans, one of its esteemed founders and a cherished long-term member, who passed away this week. The band owes a great deal to Lee, who was instrumental in its formation in 1995 and has made several creative contributions since then.

The Sapphire City Concert Band was established out of a desire to combine a love of music with the desire to serve the people of Inverell by providing them with a source of joy and entertainment. The band’s identity and sense of togetherness owe a great deal to Lee Evans’ dedication and musical prowess, as well as to his ability to inspire the other members to give their all.

Members of the band are struggling to come to terms with the loss of a dear friend and musical partner after hearing the news of Lee’s passing, which has thrown a dismal mood over the group. His dedication to the band and his love for music have left an everlasting impression, and his legacy will be appreciated by fellow musicians, friends, and family alike. The members of the Sapphire City Concert Band would like to offer their sincere sympathies to Lee Evans’s loved ones at this time.

The band recognizes the importance he played in their development and success and will always hold fond memories of his efforts in their hearts. The Sapphire City Concert Band is dedicated to carrying on Lee Evans’ tradition of musical generosity and community building in the wake of his untimely death. Lee Evans, may you rest in peace knowing that your music will live on in the hearts of those who were lucky enough to perform beside you.


Lee Evans Obituary, Founding Member Of Sapphire City Concert Band, Inverell, NSW Has Sadly Passed Away – Death – The world obits – Breaking News in USA Today


Lee Evans Obituary, Death Cause – The Sapphire City Concert Band is mourning the loss of a cherished friend, esteemed musician, and founding member, Lee Evans. It is with heavy hearts that we reflect on Lee’s passing this week, as we remember the instrumental role he played in the formation of our band back in 1995. Lee’s enduring legacy and contributions have left an indelible mark on our musical community.

In 1995, a group of passionate musicians came together with a shared vision to create something extraordinary—the Sapphire City Concert Band. Among the visionaries was Lee Evans, whose passion for music and dedication to the community laid the foundation for what would become a vibrant and beloved musical ensemble. As a founding member, Lee’s commitment to excellence and his love for the art form set the stage for the band’s success over the years.

Lee Evans not only helped establish the Sapphire City Concert Band but remained a steadfast and beloved member throughout the band’s journey. His enduring commitment to the band and his fellow musicians was a testament to his love for music and the sense of camaraderie that defines our musical family. Lee’s presence at rehearsals, performances, and community events enriched the band’s culture and contributed to its success.

As a musician, Lee Evans brought his unique flair and skill to every performance. His passion for playing resonated through the melodies, adding depth and character to the band’s collective sound. Lee’s dedication to his craft and his ability to inspire fellow musicians were instrumental in shaping the Sapphire City Concert Band into the vibrant musical entity it is today.

The news of Lee Evans’ passing is a personal loss for every member of the Sapphire City Concert Band. Beyond the shared love for music, Lee’s warmth, humor, and genuine camaraderie created a sense of family within the band. His absence leaves a void that will be keenly felt, and we mourn the loss of a dear friend and talented musician.

To honor Lee Evans’ memory, the Sapphire City Concert Band will pay tribute to him in our upcoming performances. The music will carry echoes of his passion, and the camaraderie he fostered will be remembered fondly by every member of the band. In celebrating Lee’s life, we ensure that his musical legacy lives on, inspiring current and future generations of musicians.

The Sapphire City Concert Band extends heartfelt condolences to Lee Evans’ family and loved ones during this difficult time. We share in their grief and hope that the music he helped create brings comfort and solace. Lee’s contributions to our band and community will forever be cherished, and his spirit will continue to resonate through the music we play.

As we say goodbye to Lee Evans, we do so with gratitude for the music, friendship, and inspiration he brought to the Sapphire City Concert Band. His legacy will endure in the notes we play, the memories we share, and the continued vibrancy of the musical community he helped establish. May Lee rest in peace, surrounded by the harmonies of the music he so passionately loved.

Lee Evans Obituary, Founding Member Sapphire City Concert Band Has Died – Death – funeral obits memorial





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28 November 2023



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