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Murray Gerlach ANDERSON


Murray Gerlach ANDERSON

Late of Coledale formerly of Bankstown & Wentworth Falls.

 aka  MUZZA

NSW Police Cadet # 1599

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  10322

Rank: NSW Police Cadet – commenced 30 May 1960 ( aged 17 years, 1 month, 11 days )

Probationary Constable – appointed 19 April 1962 ( aged 19 years, 0 months, 0 days )

Constable 1st Class – appointed 19 April 1967

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 17 July 1978

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 31 December 1984

Sergeant – Retirement


Stations: ?, North Central District, Liverpool – 22 Division ( SenCon – Sgt ), Flemington – Retirement


ServiceFrom  30 May 1960  to  21 April 1998 = 38+ years Service


Awards:  National Medal – granted 6 November 1980

1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 7 November 1988

2nd Clasp to National Medal – granted 20 November 1998


Born:  Monday 19 April 1943

Died on:  Tuesday  26 January 2017 at 8.30pm

Age:  73 years, 9 months, 7 days



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Funeral date:  Monday  6 February 2017 @ 2pm

Funeral location:  South Chapel, Woronora Memorial Gardens, Linden Street, Sutherland

Buried at:  Woronora Cemetery, Linden St, Sutherland

 Presbyterian Monumental – Section 1 – Grave 0666


Memorial located at?



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




May they forever Rest In Peace

ANDERSON Murray Gerlach
Passed away peacefully on 26th January, 2017.
Late of Coledale formerly of Bankstown & Wentworth Falls.
Dearly beloved Husband of Patricia.
Cherished Dad & Father in law of Alison (dec), Lisa & Darren, Kylee & Clinton.
Adored Poppy of Harry, Charlotte, William, Lachlan, Georgia and Jackson.
Will be sadly missed by his Sister Peg & her husband Lindsay and Brother Eric & his wife Edith and their families.

Cherished Uncle & beloved friend to many.

Aged 73 Years

Will Be Forever In Everyones Hearts

The relatives and friends of Murray are invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held at the Woronora Cemetery, South Chapel 121 Linden Street, Sutherland on Monday 6th February, 2017 commencing at 2pm. At the conclusion of the Chapel service the Funeral will proceed to the adjoining cemetery for burial.

In lieu of flowers donations are invited to Parkinsons NSW, a bowl will be provided at the Chapel door.


Published by Illawarra Mercury on Feb. 1, 2017

My heartfelt condolences go out to Patricia and the extended families. I will surely miss the truly lovable and kind person that Murray was. Both he and Patricia have helped and offered kindness to me in my time of need.

Al Tudorin



To Dear Pat

I have just heard the news of Murray’s passing & my heartfelt condolences to you & your family Pat. My prayers are with you at this time.



Fond memories of a holiday in Tahiti with Murray & Pat after I left News Ltd. Murray always had a joke for me every day ! The coconut bra was one ! Also memories of Murray doing his triathlon at Forster. He always gave his best ! RIP .

this was posted on nsw police runners FB page.
* * * I shed a tear as I announce that our former President, loyal member, Foster Ironman, old mate and nature’s gentleman, Murray Anderson was freed from his physical shell, which although was once a source of pride and enjoyment had become his prison.
Muzza passed away at 8:30pm yesterday 26th January, 2017.
Our deepest condolences go out to Patricia and his extended family.

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