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Michael A. LEONARD

Late of Paddington, NSW

Brother to Charles LEONARD,  # Q 7396

Brother to Patrick Stephen LEONARD,  # Q 7644

Another ‘mentioned’ Brother is Thomas Wood LEONARD,  # Q 9062

Another ‘mentioned’ Brother is Roger.  It is not known if Roger was in the Police.

 

 New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  Q 7115

 For the purposes of this website, ‘Q‘ represents those Police joining between 1862 ( commencement of NSWPF ) – 23 February 1915 ( Commencement of NSWPF current numbering system )

Rank:  Constable – appointed  9 September 1897

Sergeant – Death

Stations: Darlinghurst his entire Service

ServiceFrom  9 September 1897  to  2 April 1919 = 22 years Service

Awards:   ?

Born:   ? ? 1873 – Morphettville, NSW

Died on:   Wednesday  2 April 1919

Age:  46

Cause:   Influenza

Event location:  at home, Paddington, NSW

Event date:  Wednesday  2 April 1919

Funeral date:   Thursday  3 April 1919

Funeral location:   ?

Funeral Parlour:  ?

Buried at:   ?

 Memorial located at:   ?

 

 


MICHAEL is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance
  *NEED MORE INFO

 

 

 Funeral location TBA

FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED ABOUT THIS PERSON, THEIR LIFE, THEIR CAREER AND THEIR DEATH.

PLEASE SEND PHOTOS AND INFORMATION TO Cal

May they forever Rest In Peace

Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 – 1954), Wednesday 2 April 1919, page 5


POLICE-SERGEANT LEONARD

Death From Influenza

Amongst those who died to-day from pneumonic influenza was Sergeant Michael Leonard, of the Darlinghurst police division. He was taken ill last Tuesday, ( 25 March ) and died at his home in Paddington this afternoon.

Sergeant Leonard, was a splendid type of all-round policeman, and had done good work in endeavoring ( sic ) to suppress sly grog selling, which in the Darlinghurst area was assuming serious proportions.

He was 46 years old.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/221455569

Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 – 1954), Thursday 3 April 1919, page 2


IN NEW SOUTH WALES.

THIRTEEN DEATHS REPORTED AND 156 FRESH CASES.

CASES FROM QUARANTINED SHIPS.

Sydney, Thursday.

There were 13 deaths from influenza in Sydney yesterday. The new cases totalled 147.

Nine fresh cases were taken from three steamers in quarantine.

Sergeant Michael Leonard, of the Darlinghurst police, died yesterday from influenza. He was taken ill on Tuesday last. Deceased was 46 years of age.

Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 – 1930), Friday 4 April 1919, page 5


FUNERALS

LATE SERGEANT LEONARD.

The late Sergeant Michael A. Leonard‘s funeral yesterday afternoon was attended by representatives of all ranks in the police force, to the number of over 100, as well as by many civilians The police officials included the Inspector-General ( Mr. James Mitchell ), Superintendent Brookes, and Inspectors Doig and Wallace.

Further details required about this man.
Cal
30 April 2018