Mary DUNNE

New South Wales Police Force

the first NSW Police Matron

Regd. # ?

Rank:  Police Matron

Stations?

Service:  From  to  ? = 42 years

Awards:  Imperial Service Medal

granted on 16 October 1936

Imperial Service Medal

Imperial Service Medal

Citation:  NSW Police – Matron

Born? ? 1866

Died on:  3 April 1949

Cause?

Age:  83

Funeral date:  5 April 1949

Funeral location?

Buried at:  Rookwood Catholic Cemetery

Portion Mortuary 1 area: Row S, Plot 671

Interred in this same site is:

Dunn, Peter M     Buried 18 Feb 1898    Aged 38

app. GPS:  -33.865137,  151.051644

Location of Grave

MARY is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance
* NOT JOB RELATED

 

My Dear Mother Mary DUNNE Died 3rd April 1949 aged 83 years The First N.S.W. Police Matron 42 years Service

My Dear Mother
Mary DUNNE
Died 3rd April 1949
aged 83 years
The First N.S.W. Police Matron
42 years Service

1938  ( Second Session )

Legislative Assemby

NEW SOUTH WALES

Annual Report of the Police Department for the year 1937.

Page 31:

XVI.- KING’S POLICE MEDAL AND IMPERIAL SERVICE MEDAL.

His Excellency the State Governor presented the King’s Police Medal and Imperial Service Medal to several Police Officers and retired members of the Force on the 3rd June, 1937.  The presentation ceremony was carried out on the lawn in the precincts of Government House grounds.  The medals were distributed as indicated hereunder: –

 

 

 

 

 

 

King’s Police Medal.

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Imperial Service Medal

For long Service marked by merit.-

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….. and Ex-Matron Mary Dunne, to whom the Imperial Service Medal was awarded, were unable to attend at Government House on this occasion, and other arrangements were made to hand their medals over to them.

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Your faithfully,

W. J. MACKAY,

Commissioner of Police.

In 1962, the NSW Police Force comprised of 6139 members – 5336 Policemen, 58 Policewomen, 175 Police Cadets, 5 Police Trackers, 4 Police Matrons, 109 Special Parking Police, 30 Special Constables and 422 Administrative Officers.

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