Leslie Malcolm AUSTIN
aka Guts or Les
New South Wales Police Force
“Possibly” from Class 17 from Penrith Police College
Regd. # 5456
Uniform # 367
Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed Monday 13 January 1947 ( aged 21 years, 5 months, 23 days )
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 1 April 1968
Final Rank: Sergeant 2nd Class – death
Stations: Five Dock, Petersham, Parramatta STP ( 1949 – ), Hornsby STP ( 1950’s – ), North East District ( 1968 ), Gosford STP & General Duties – death
Service: From ? ? pre January 1947 to 14 April 1971 = 23 years Service
Australian Imperial Force Australian Army
Regiment: B Company, 14th Australian I.T.B.
Enlisted: 18th b/day 21 July 1943 @ Ashfield Drill Hall, Sydney, NSW
Age: 18 years
Service # NX174735 ( N463669 )
Next of kin: Horace Malcolm AUSTIN, 2 Burns St, Croydon. Father
Single / Married: ?
Returned to Australia: ?
Awards: 1939 – 1945 Star. Pacific Star. War Medal. Australian Service Medal.
Regiment upon Discharge: 57/60th Battalion
Awards: No find on It’s An Honour
Queens Medal – 20 years Service. Awarded to his wife posthumously.
Born: Tuesday 21 July 1925
Died on: Wednesday 14 April 1971, Peates Ridge, Gosford.
Cause: Heart attack
Age: 45 years, 8 months, 24 days
Funeral date: ?
Funeral location: Uniting Church, Gosford
Buried at: Point Clare General Cemetery, Coolarn Ave, Pt Clare, NSW
Plot: Sect: Lawn 4, Row 4, Plot 38
Memorial at: ?
LES is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance
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