Lindsay Vincent GILFEATHER

Lindsay Vincent GILFEATHER

aka  Linds and Feather

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  ?

Rank:  Detective Senior Constable ( had only completed the Detectives course 1 mth prior to death )

Stations:  North Sydney circa 1971 – 75,  21 Division ( Special Squad ) – death

ServiceFrom  12 December 1966  to  15 October 1977 = 10+ years Service

Awards:  No find on It’s An Honour

Born? ? 1946

Died on:  15 October 1977

Age:  30 – 31 old

Cause of death:  Motor Vehicle Accident

Location of death:  Southern Cross Drive, near the intersection of O’Dea Avenue, Waterloo

Funeral date:  20 October 1977

Funeral locationCremated at Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park.

Buried at:  Cremated at Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park.  Ashes with family

Memorial at?

Senior Constable Lindsay Vincent GILFEATHER
Senior Constable Lindsay Vincent GILFEATHER


As a kid, Lindsey used to ride Malibu Boards at Bronte Beach, NSW
As a kid, Lindsey used to ride Malibu Boards at Bronte Beach, NSW

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About 9.30pm on 15 October, 1977 Senior Constable Gilfeather was driving a police car behind another vehicle in Southern Cross Drive, Waterloo. Near the intersection of O’Dea Avenue another vehicle made a right turn against the traffic lights in front of the two vehicles. Both vehicles took evasive action, skidded on the wet road and collided with each other. The police car then hit a telegraph pole. Senior Constable Gilfeather sustained extensive head and internal injuries and died a short time later. Constable 1st Class McKenzie was also injured, however he later recovered.


The constable was born in 1946 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 12 December, 1966. At the time of his death he was attached to the No. 21 Special Squad, Criminal Investigation Bureau.



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