Norman William RUSSELL
Late of ?
NSW Redfern Police Academy Class # ” possibly ” 134
NSW Police Cadet # 2723
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 15786
Rank: Commenced Training as Police Cadet on 5 July 1971 ( aged 17 years, 1 month & 5 days )
Probationary Constable- appointed 6 May 1973 ( aged 19 years )
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Constable 1st Class – appointed 6 May 1978
Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( Yes )
Senior Constable – appointed 6 May 1982
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 4 May 1988
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Inspector – appointed ? ? ?
Chief Inspector – appointed ? ? ?
Final Rank = Detective Inspector
Stations: Cadet: Fingerprints at CIB
Constable onwards: Eastwood GDs ( ProCst – ), 1973 – 1981 Gladesville & Ryde GDs ( 17 Division ),
( 1981 – 1983 ) Technical Support Branch – M.O. Unit ( Method of Operation ),
( 1983 – 1985 ) Darlinghurst ( SenCon ),
( 1985 – April 1992 ) Internal Affairs.
( 1987 ) – Sat for the Sgts Exam.,
( April 1992 – 2 August 1995 ) Parramatta GDs – Sgt ( 18 Division ),
( 3 August 1995 – 1997 ) Internal Affairs – South Region ( Inspector ),
( 1997 – Retirement ) Holroyd District – Merrylands ( 26 Division ) as a Duty Officer – Retirement
Service: From 5 July 1971 to 8 July 2005 = 34 years & 3 days Service
Awards: National Medal – granted 8 June 1988 ( SenCon )
1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 17 April 1997 ( SenCon )
Queen’s Commendation for Brave Conduct ( Imperial ) Medal – granted 27 July 1976 ( Constable ) – Rescue from a car crash fire
Commissioners Commendation given on 17 March 1996
NSW Police Medal with 4th Clasp – granted 4 June 2003
Born: Thursday 6 May 1954
Died on: Wednesday 29 July 2020
Age: 66 years, 2 months & 23 days
Cause: Parkinsons Disease
Event location: ?
Event date: ?
Funeral date: Friday 7 August 2020 @ 1.10pm
Funeral location: Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens North Chapel, 199 Delhi Road, North Ryde, NSW
Funeral video available upon request
( Due to current Govt. restrictions of the 4 square metre rule at a Funeral due to the Cornona19 Virus Pandemic – this will be a Private Funeral )
Future Wake location: ??? TBA
( Due to current Govt. restrictions of 50 persons only at ‘Gatherings’, there won’t be an immediate Wake )
Future Wake date: ???
( Due to current Govt. restrictions on ‘Gatherings’ due to Corona19 Virus Pandemic, some families may wish to have a Memorial Service / Wake with friends and family at a later date )
Funeral Parlour: Liberty Funerals
Buried at: Cremated
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?
Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( August 2020 )
NORMAN is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance *NEED MORE INFO
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
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, page 10279
27™ JULY 1976
Richard Tinto DAVIDSON, ( # 4732 & 6228 ) Sergeant First Class, New South Wales Police Force.
Norman William RUSSELL, Constable, New South Wales Police Force.
For services leading to the rescue of an injured woman from the blazing wreckage of a damaged car.
Awards to Police—Royal and Civilian
Royal and civilian awards and trophies were awarded to members of the Police Force and a member of the Police Cadet Corps as indicated hereunder—
Queen’s Gallantry Medal—
Detective Senior Constable Wilfred Tunstall;
Senior Constable John William Hayes;
Constable 1st Class Jan Krawczyk.
Queen’s Commendation for Brave Conduct—
Detective Sergeant 1st Class Reginald Hugh
Detective Sergeant 3rd Class Ronald Charles Wilson;
Sergeant 3rd Class John Nelson Hobbs;
Detective Senior Constable Paul William McKinnon;
Detective Constable 1st Class Richard John Winston Barber;
Constable 1st Class Paul Owen Davison;
Constable Garry Brian Gilbert;
Probationary Constable Ernest Robert Gallaway;
Constable 1st Class Graham Leonard Pitt;
Sergeant 3rd Class Geoffrey Allan Kinney;
Senior Constable Neville Ronald Whalan;
Detective Senior Constable Aldo Lorenzutta;
Detective Senior Constable Geoffrey Neil McDowell;
Sergeant 1st Class Richard Tinto Davidson;
Constable Norman William Russell;
Constable Lindsay Reginald Basile;
Constable 1st Class Udo Starkis;
Constable Phillip Robert Baldwin;
Constable 1st Class Terrence Keith Manning;
Constable Michael William Donnelly;
Constable 1st Class Gordon Stewart Henderson;
Detective Senior Constable Michael Geoffrey Christopher Simmons;
Detective Senior Constable Graham Edward Rosetta;
Detective Sergeant 1st Class Ernest Ross Nixon;
Detective Sergeant 1st Class Ross Page Morrison;
Sergeant 3rd Class Rex Kevin Rees;
Constable 1st Class John Peter Sweeney;
Constable Raymond John Clement;
Senior Constable James Ewen Hunter Howatson;
Constable 1st Class Ian Robert Leven.
NSW Police Department – 1976 Annual Report
Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 – 2001), Friday 18 August 1995 (No.99), page 4253
NEW SOUTH WALES POLICE SERVICE
Commissioned Officer Appointments
His Excellency the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, has approved of the undermentioned Commissioned Officer appointments, effective from the dates indicated:
Inspector Richard Raymond BAKER, Patrol Commander, Bondi—Chief Inspector, 3rd August, 1995.
Inspector Phillip Robert JONES, Assistant to the Executive Staff Officer, State Command—Chief Inspector, 3rd August, 1995.
Inspector Geoffrey Edwards HODGSON, Commander. Internal Affairs Unit, North Region — Chief Inspector, 3rd August, 1995.
Senior Sergeant Kevin Clive HAYWARD, Patrol Commander, West Wyalong — Inspector, 3rd August, 1995.
Sergeant Peter David DAWSON, Station Controller, Coffs Harbour — Inspector, 3rd August, 1995.
Sergeant John Peter SWEENEY, Patrol Tactician, Kogarah —Inspector, 3rd August, 1995.
Senior Sergeant Timothy John TARLINTON, Station Controller, Albury—Inspector, 3rd August, 1995.
Sergeant Norman William RUSSELL, Chief Investigator, Regional Internal Affairs Unit, South — Inspector, 3rd August, 1995.
Sergeant Arthur KOPSIAS, Commander, Investigation Projects Unit, Operations Support Group — Inspector, 3rd August, 1995.
Chief Inspector Alan Douglas LEEK, Patrol Commander, Newtown — Superintendent, 10th August, 1995.
Inspector Ronald Charles SHAW, Patrol Commander, Mascot—Chief Inspector, 10th August, 1995.
Senior Sergeant Brian John GARVEY, District Staff Officer, Personnel, Orana—Inspector, 10th August, 1995.
Senior Sergeant Dennis Peter O’TOOLE, Co-ordinator, Major Crime Squad, North Region — Inspector, 10th August, 1995.
Senior Sergeant Trevor Lyle BEAUMONT, Patrol Commander, Bega — Inspector, 10th August, 1995.
Senior Sergeant John William WHITE, Commander, Confiscation Unit, Operations Support Section, Drug Enforcement Agency, Special Agencies — Inspector, 10th August, 1995.
PAUL WHELAN, LL.B, M.P.,
Minister for Police.