Leon Miller CREAGH
Brother to Terry CREAGH – Regd # 5851 ( born 300127 )
Late of Gladesville
NSW Police Cadet # 0604
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 5779
Rank: NSW Police Cadet – commenced 8 March 1946 ( 17 old )
Probationary Constable – appointed 15 September 1947
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 28 February 1964
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 20 October 1970
Inspector – appointed 1 December 1978
Chief Inspector – appointed 31 December 1982
Final Rank = Chief Inspector
Stations: ?, South District, Gladesville, Balmain – OIC ( 1982 – Retirement )
Service: From 8 March 1946 to 5 December 1986 = 40+ years Service
Awards: National Medal – granted 29 March 1985 ( Chief Inspector )
Born: 10 March 1928 at Gloucester, NSW
Died on: Sunday 8 July 2018
Event location: Ryde Hospital
Event date: Monday 9 July 2018
Funeral date: Tuesday 17 July 2018 @ 1.30pm
Funeral location: East Chapel, Northern Suburbs Crematorium, 199 Delhi Road, NORTH RYDE
Funeral Parlour: T J Andrews Funerals 9725 5639
Buried at: Cremated
Memorial located at: ?
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Passed away on 9th July 2018 at Ryde Hospital. Late of Gladesville. Born in Gloucester NSW.
Loving husband to Elizabeth (deceased). Wonderful dad to Julie and Ray. A great Pop and doting great-granddad.
Sadly missed and always in our hearts
Second son of Ernest and Olga Creagh’s five sons Terry, Alan, Roger (all deceased) and John.
Highly regarded, respected and loved by his many nieces and nephews.
A proud career member of the NSW Police Force and life member of the NSW Police Association and over 50 years member of the Masonic Lodge.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend his funeral service on Tuesday 17 July 2018, in the East Chapel, Northern Suburbs Crematorium, 199 Delhi Rd, North Ryde, commencing at 1.30 p.m.
Published in The Sydney Morning Herald on July 12, 2018
Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 – 2001), Friday 4 April 1975 (No.52), page 1330
IN the Supreme Court of New South Wales.— Probate Division Re will of ERNEST MILLER CREAGH, late of 52 Osgathorpe Road, Gladesville, deceased.— Probate was granted by the Supreme Court of New South Wales on the 23rd January, 1975.— Pursuant to the Wills, Probate and Administration Act, 1898 – 1940, Testator’s Family Maintenance and Guardianship of Infants Act, 1916-1954, and Trustee Act, 1925 – 1942, Olga Alexandra Creagh and Leon Miller Creagh, the executrix and executor of the will of the said Ernest Miller Creagh, who died on the 27th August, 1974, hereby give notice that creditors and others having any claim against or to the estate of the said deceased are required to send particulars of their claims to the said executrix and executor c.o. Winston M. Readford, Solicitor, 245 Victoria Road, Gladesville, on or before the 6th June, 1975, at the expiration of which time the said executrix and executor will distribute the assets of the said deceased to the persons entitled, having regard only to the claims of which they then have notice.—
Dated 26th March, 1975.
WINSTON M. READ FORD,
Solicitor, 245 Victoria Road, Gladesville, N.S.W. 2111.
By his city agents:
D. A. Cameron, Gillingham & Co.,
70 Pitt Street, Sydney, N.S.W. 2000.
7529 — $5
Gloucester Advocate (NSW : 1905 – 1954), Friday 27 January 1950, page 3
‘Plane Destroyed in Crash Landing – –
The Truscott Flying Club’s plane, Robin, was wrecked when it made a forced landing in a paddock near Hollywood holiday resort ( Lansdowne – 2163 ) on the George’s River on Wednesday. The single occupant of the aircraft, Mr. Leon Creagh, 21, of Botany, a student pilot, was unhurt. Creagh ‘undershot’ the paddock he had selected for a forced landing
and stalled the aircraft to avoid hitting overhead wires. The plane dropped into the paddock in an almost straight and level position from a height of 40 feet and hit the ground with such force that it fell to pieces. Robin, a De Haviland 60 Gipsy Moth, was used for years by Dr. Clyde Fenton on aerial medical trips in the Northern Territory. ( Leon is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Creagh, of Gloucester ).