Michael John MIDDLETON
( possibly late of Kings Langley )
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 12074
Joined NSW Police Force via the NSW Police Cadet system on 13 May 1963
Cadet # 1847
Rank: NSW Police Cadet – commenced 13 May 1963
Probationary Constable – appointed 5 July 1966
Detective Senior Constable – appointed 31 August 1975
Detective Senior Constable – death
Stations: ?, Surveillance Unit, Fairfield ( 34 Division )
Service: From 13 May 1963 to ? April 1983 = 19+ years Service
Awards: ? National Medal – granted 18 November 1982
Born: 5 April 1947
Died on: ? either 4, 5 or 7 April 1983
Cause: Heart attack
Event location: Inside the Detectives office, the old Fairfield Police Stn, Smart St, Fairfield
Funeral date: ?
Funeral location: ?
Buried at: ?
Mick was seated at his desk on the lower floor of the old Fairfield Police Station ( when it was two buildings ). The Detectives office being in the 3 floored building on the left – looking down the ( then ) driveway, from Smart St, which went between both buildings.
Whilst seated at his desk, he complained of a tooth ache when he came to work in the morning and was sitting at his desk and said he did not feel good and collapsed to the floor. His workmates were later told that he was gone before he hit the ground. He was survived by a wife and two young daughters.