Patrick James KEYS

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Patrick James KEYS

AKA  Pat KEYS  

Late of Tamworth – formerly of Wyong, NSW  

Widower to wife Louise who pre-deceased Pat in October 2014.

 

NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern –  Class #  107 

 

New South Wales Police Force

 

Regd. #  11974  

 

Service:  From 16 May 1966   to   14 August 2001  =  35 years, 2 months, 29 days Service 

Prior to joining the NSWPF, Pat worked for the Commonwealth Bank

Rank:  Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on Monday 16 May 1966 ( aged 19 years, 10 months, 8 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed 27 June 1966 ( aged 19 years, 11 months, 19 days )

Constable – appointed 27 June 1967

Constable 1st Class – appointed 27 June 1971  

Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( NO )

Senior Constable – appointed 27 June 1975

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 30 April 1982

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 2 November 1990

Inspector – appointed 3 November 1993

Chief Inspector – appointed 2 March 1991

 

Final Rank = Chief Inspector 

 

Stations:  Randwick ( 15 Division )( 1966 ), Coogee ( 15 Division ),  Lake Cargelligo ( 10 Aug 1967 – ), Griffith ( 12 Jul 1969 – )( 18 months ), Bega ( 25 Mar 1971 – ), Bathurst C.I. ( 10 Jul 1974 – )(2 years ), Redfern GDs ( 7 Division )( 20 Sept 1976 – ), Eastwood ( 20 May 1977 – ), Chatswood GDs?, ? (  2 July 1978 – ), Central Coast – the Entrance GDs ( 23 May 1979 – ), Staff Development Unit – Ancillary Duties (23 Feb 1980 – ), Hornsby GDs ( 16 Nov 1986 – ), Wyong ( 11 Dec 1988 – ), North Region – Ancillary Duties ( Nov 1990 – ), Central Coast – District Staff Officer – Personnel – Central Coast ( Inspector )( 3 Nov 1993 – ), Toukley – Commander ( 14 Apr 1997 – ) , OIC Griffith District ( Chief Inspector )( 1 Jul 1997 – )( 9 months ), Tuggerah Lakes LAC ( Duty Officer )( 37 Division )( 3 May 1998 – ), Brisbane Waters L.A.C. ( Duty Officer )( 7 Jul 1999 – ) – Retirement ( 14 August 2001 )

 

Retirement / Leaving age: = 55 years, 1 month, 6 days

Time in Retirement from Police: 20 years, 1 month, 28 days

 

Awards:  National Medal – granted 2 November 1988 ( Sgt )

1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 28 May 1992 ( SenSgt )

2nd Clasp to National Medal – granted 19 December 2001 ( former Inspector )

National Police Service Medal – Awarded – 2015

NSW Police Medal & 4th Clasp – Awarded 30 Oct 2008

5th Clasp to NSW Police Medal – Awarded 20 March 2009

 

 Born:  Monday  8 July 1946

Died on:  Wednesday 13 October 2021 

Age:  75 years, 3 months, 5 days

 

Cause:  Was not ill – died suddenly

Event location:   ? , Tamworth, NSW

Event date ?

 

Funeral date:  Friday 22 October 2021 @ 2pm

Funeral locationConnor’s Function Centre, Burgmanns Lane, Hillvue, ( Tamworth ), NSW

LIVE STREAMING

( click here to see Cornona19 Virus Pandemic rules – this will be a limited numbers Funeral )

any Future Wake locationTall Timbers Hotel, Ourimbah, NSW, will be Live Streaming the funeral in the function room also. 

any Future Wake date??? TBA

( 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: Shaun Hamilton Funeral, Tamworth, NSW  02 6766 1966

Buried at: ?

 

Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( October 2021 )

Patrick James KEYS, Pat KEYS, Inspector KEYS

 

  PAT 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

https://www.facebook.com/groups/AustralianPolice.com.au/ 

https://www.facebook.com/NSWFallenPolice/ 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/NSWFallenPolice/ 

Australian Police YouTube Channel 


 

Rules surrounding funerals, changed again today!
Anyone who intended to attend Dad’s funeral this Friday 22/10/2021 in Tamworth can travel from Sydney and Central Coast, you must be double vaccinated and will have to prove that to the funeral directors.

Patrick James KEYS, Pat KEYS, Inspector KEYS

 

Class 107 - May 1966 - Redfern Academy
Class 107 – May 1966 – Redfern Academy

Patrick James KEYS , Pat KEYS, Irene JUERGENS

Patrick James KEYS, Pat KEYS


Nothing further, than what is recorded above, is known about this person at the time of publication and further information and photos would be appreciated.

 

Cal
 21 October 2021


 

 

 

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RIP Pat now with your lovely wife Louise to enjoy each others company again for eternity. A great man and even better Boss. Condolences to your family mate.

Please accept my condolences. I had the pleasure of working with Pat when I worked at Gosford/Terrigal. Your family are in my thoughts today. Michelle Langereis (Hobbins)

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