Norman Wilfred COWELL

Norman Wilfred COWELL

Late of East Gosford and formerly of Point Clare

New South Wales Police Force

[alert_yellow]Regd. #   8163[/alert_yellow]

Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed 29 August 1955

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 1 December 1978

Senior Sergeant – Retirement

Stations?, Kiama ( 1971 ), Leeton, Central coast – Licencing – Gosford – Retirement

ServiceFrom  ? ? pre August 1955  to  30 April 1988 = 32+ years Service

Awards:  No find on It’s An Honour

Born:  20 November 1931 in Stuart Town, NSW

Died on:  Thursday  evening 23 March 2017 in Gosford Hospital

Age:  85


Funeral date:  Wednesday  29 March 2017 @ 1.30pm

Funeral location:  The Hillside Chapel, Palmdale Lawn Cemetery and Memorial Park, Palmdale Rd Palmdale

Buried at?

 Memorial at?

[alert_yellow]NORMAN is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_yellow]  *NEED MORE INFO



 Funeral location





May they forever Rest In Peace


Gosford Race Club is saddened to announce the passing of former Vice Chairman and Life Member Norman ‘Norm’ Wilfred Cowell on the evening of Wednesday, 22nd March 2017.

Norm was a life long racing enthusiast who served on the GRC Board from 1991-2010. He was elected as Vice Chairman in 2007 until his resignation from the Board in 2010.

The Club extends its condolences to Norm’s wife Mirril and family. The funeral for Norm will be held at Hillside Chapel, Palmdale on Wednesday 29th March from 1:30pm.–Norman-Wilfred-Cowell-Gosford/22370



COWELL, Norman Wilfred

COWELL, Norman Wilfred March 23, 2017 at Hospital Gosford.
Late of East Gosford and formerly of Point Clare.
A very much loved husband to Mirril and loved father and father-in-law to Stephen & Jayne.
Loving Pop to Brendan & Megan and Daniel & Emily.
Aged 85 Years
Always Loved
The relatives and friends of NORM are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of his Life appointed to commence this coming Wednesday (March 29, 2017) at 1.30pm in the Hillside Chapel of the Palmdale Crematorium, Palmdale Road, Palmdale.
Published in The Daily Telegraph on 25/03/2017

Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 – 2001), Friday 1 October 1971 (No.108), page 3848

The undermentioned Members of the Police Force to be Inspectors under the Liquor Act, 1912, as amended by subsequent Acts, for the Licensing Districts preceding their names, from the dates specified, viz.:

Kiama.—Senior Constable Norman Wilfred Cowell, stationed at Kiama, during the absence on leave of Sergeant 3rd Class Ronald Elwin Arthur Douglas, from 28th August, 1971.


Report of the Police Department for 1966

1967 Parliament of New South Wales   page 22

Detective Se3rgeant 3rd Class John Melville GUDGEON, Sergeant 3rd Class James William DUNBAR and Senior Constable Norman Wilfred COWELL were Departmentally commended for courage and devotion to duty displayed at Jamberoo on the 30th June, 1966, in effecting the arrest of an armed youth, for whom a search had been made in connection with a number of breaking, entering and stealing offences committed in company with two other young men, both of whom had been previously arrested.