Mark Howard SPEECHLEY
New South Wales Police Force
[alert_yellow]Regd. # 20668[/alert_yellow]
Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed 14 January 1983
Constable 1st Class – appointed 14 January 1988
Detective Sergeant – death
Stations: ?, Ferguson Centre Parramatta – Acting Commander – Latent Print Section
Service: From ? ? pre January 1983 to 15 September 2003 = 20+ years Service
Awards: National Medal – granted 24 March 2000
Born: 8 November 1960
Died on: 15 September 2003
Cause: HOD Heart condition
Event location: Parramatta
Funeral date: ?
Funeral location: ?
Buried at: ?
[alert_red]MARK is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_red] * BUT SHOULD BE
On the 15 September 2003 Detective Sergeant Speechley was on duty at the Ferguson Centre, Parramatta. During his meal break he jogged to a local swimming pool where he was later found unconscious in the water. Unfortunately, attempts to revive him failed.
The detective sergeant was born in 1960 and was sworn in as a probationary constable on the 14 January 1983. At the time of his death he was Acting Commander of the Latent Print Section.