Leon BOWRA

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Leon BOWRA

( late of Glenmore Park, NSW )

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. # 7136

Joined NSW Police Force via NSW Police Cadet system on 24 January 1949

Either Class # 025 at Penrith Police College or Class # 044 at Redfern Police Academy

Cadet # 790

Rank:  Commenced training at ? Academy on 24 January 1949 ( aged 16 years, 1 month, 29 days )

Probationary Constable – appointed 26 November 1951 ( aged 19 years )

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?

Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 25 October 1967

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 22 February 1975

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 1 December 1978

Inspector – appointed ? ? ?

Chief Inspector – appointed 25 June 1986

 

Final Rank: Chief Inspector – retired

 

Stations?, ‘R’ District ( Newcastle )( 1967 ), VKG1 ( 1986 – retirement)

Service:  From  24 January 1949  to  27 July 1988 = 39+ years Service

Awards:  National medal – granted 8 June 1988 ( C/Insp )

Born:  Saturday  26 November 1932

Died on:  Sunday  13 September 2015

Cause?

Age:  82 years, 9 months, 18 days

Funeral date:  Friday  25 September 2015 @ 2.30pm

Funeral location:  South Chapel of Rookwood Crematorium, Lidcombe

Buried at:  Cremation

There will be no formal police involvement at the funeral service however the family do invite all friends and former colleagues to attend if they wish.

 

Leon BOWRA.  L to R Sgt, Leon Bowra and Inspector Max Mathew, keep a close watch on the proceedings as the hemp drops into the furnace.<br /> Police today burnt 1.5 tonnes of Indian Hemp at the Waverly Tip, Botany Rd, Waterloo.<br /> The hemp had a street value of $2,000,000, and all except 5 plastic bags of the hemp was from one drug raid.<br /> April 7, 1982. (Photo by Pearce/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).
L to R Sgt, Leon Bowra and Inspector Max Mathew, keep a close watch on the proceedings as the hemp drops into the furnace.
Police today burnt 1.5 tonnes of Indian Hemp at the Waverly Tip, Botany Rd, Waterloo.
The hemp had a street value of $2,000,000, and all except 5 plastic bags of the hemp was from one drug raid.
April 7, 1982. (Photo by Pearce/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).

 

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

 


 Funeral location


BOWRA, Leon
7136

Much loved husband of Marilyn, devoted father of Tracey, Leon and Craig. Father-in-law to Tony and Sue. Grandfather to Chris and Kate.

Aged 82 years

LEON’S family and friends are warmly invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the South Chapel of Rookwood Crematorium, Lidcombe on FRIDAY (September 25, 2015) commencing at 2:30 pm.

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NOTHING FURTHER IS KNOWN ABOUT THIS MAN OR HIS DEATH.

HIS SON, CRAIG, USED TO WORK AT VKG1 ( SYDNEY )


 

VKG1 - They Sydney Morning Herald Friday 6 June 1986
VKG1 – They Sydney Morning Herald
Friday 6 June 1986

 

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