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Mark Derek HUDSON


Mark Derek HUDSON

aka Huddo

( late of Mt Annan )

New South Wales Police Force

[alert_yellow]Regd. # 19989[/alert_yellow]

Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed 4 December 1981

Constable 1st Class – appointed 4 December 1986

Senior Constable with many stints as relieving Sergeant between 1990 – 2008.

Retired ( Medical discharge – Chronic PTSD – HOD )

Stations:  No. ( Division ), Burwood, Five Dock, NSW Police Prosecutors, Highway Patrol No 9 Division, Highway Patrol Bankstown / Campsie Patrols, Crime Stoppers Unit, Police Media Unit, Highway Patrol – Mid West / Endeavour Regions ( including Five Dock & Petersham ), Traffic Camera Unit and Traffic Services.

Service:  From  14 September 1981  to  21 August 2008 = 26+ years Service

Awards:  22 November 1991 – COP Commendation for Courage:  Awarded Commissioner’s Commendation – Courageous resolution of a suicide attempt by an armed, disturbed man at Gladesville Hospital.

National Medal – granted 28 August 1997

NSW Police Medal & 2nd Clasp for NSW Police Medal – granted 30 June 2004

1st Clasp to the National Medal – granted 17 May 2007

3rd Clasp for NSW Police Medal – granted 11 February 2009 ( posthumously )

Assistant Commissioner Award ( Traffic ) for outstanding service to the people of NSW in contribution to the reduction of road toll and other Traffic Services as a NSW Highway Patrol Officer.

Born:  30 April 1957

Died on:  Saturday  3 July 2010

Cause: Cancer – Brain ( right side ) Grade 4 Glioblastoma Multiforme ( Diagnosed in October 2009 )

Age:  53

Funeral date:  Wednesday  7 July 2010 @ 10.30am

Funeral location:  St Paul’s Catholic Church,

cnr John & Mitchell St’s, Camden

Buried at:  Sydney Catholic Garden Cemetery, Western Rd, Kemps Creek

Mark Derek HUDSON


Grave location

Lawn Grave: St Andrew area:  R47:  # 5

GPS:  -33.89627130390685, 150.77976189912795


[alert_yellow]MARK is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_yellow]  *NEED MORE INFO

[alert_pink]MARK  IS mentioned on the Sydney Police Centre Memorial Wall[/alert_pink] * Added to Wall on Wednesday 26 September 2018




Mark Derek

30.4.1957 – 3.7.2010

Beloved husband of Brigid

Loving dad of Jack

To the world he was but one

To us he was the world



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