Mark Howard SPEECHLEY
Late of ?
NSW Redfern Police Academy Class # 190
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 20668
Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed 14 January 1983 ( aged 22 years, 2 months, 6 days )
Constable 1st Class – appointed 14 January 1988
Detective Sergeant – death
Final Rank: Detective Sergeant
Stations: ?, Fairfield ( 34 Division ), Ferguson Centre Parramatta – Acting Commander – Latent Print Section ( Forensic Services )
Service: From ? ? pre January 1983 to 15 September 2003 = 20+ years Service
Awards: National Medal – granted 24 March 2000
Born: Tuesday 8 November 1960
Died on: Monday 15 September 2003
Cause: HOD – Heart condition
Event location: Parramatta
Age: 42 years, 10 months, 7 days
Funeral date: ?
Funeral location: ?
Buried at: Pinegrove Memorial Park, Kington St, Minchinbury, NSW
Plot details: ???
GPS: ?, ?
MARK is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance * BUT SHOULD BE
Mark is now mentioned on the National Police Wall of Remembrance – Canberra
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.
by Robert Watson – 19 November 2020