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Peter John McLAY


Peter John McLAY 

AKA  Peter McLAY, Skylab

Late of Melbourne, Victoria – formerly of Wagga Wagga, NSW  


“possible” relation in ‘the job’:    ?


NSW Goulburn Police Academy –  Class # 227


New South Wales Police Force


Regd. #  23797


Rank: Commenced Training at Goulburn Police Academy on Wednesday 1 April 1987 ( aged 21 years, 2 months, 24 days )

Probationary Constable- appointed Friday 26 June 1987 (aged 21 years, 5 months, 18 days )

Constable – appointed 26 June 1988 

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Detective – appointed ? ? ?

Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? 

Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ? 

Inspector – appointed ? ? ? 


Final Rank: =  Inspector


Stations?, Wagga Wagga ( Sgt ), Riverina Police District – Retirement


Service: From 1 April 1987  to  18 August 2022   = 35 years, 4 months, 17 days Service


Retirement / Leaving age: = 56 years, 7 months, 10 days

Time in Retirement from Police zero years, 4 months, 14 days


Awards:  No Find on Australian Honours system


 Born:  Saturday 8 January 1966

Died on:  Sunday 1 January 2023

Age:  56 years, 11 months, 24 days

Organ Donor:  Y / N / ?


Cause:  Brain tumour 

Event location:   ?

Event date:  Diagnosed 12 moths prior to passing 


Funeral date:  Tuesday 10 January 2023 @ 2pm

Funeral location: St John’s Anglican Church, 6 – 12 Church St, Wagga Wagga, NSW

There will be NO Formal Police involvement at the funeral service however the family do invite all friends and former colleagues to attend.


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

any Future Wake location??? TBA 

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: Bance Funeral Services,

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Buried at: Cremated


Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at?

Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( January 2023 )



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





May they forever Rest In Peace 

Australian Police YouTube Channel


Peter John

McLAY Peter John

8.1.1966-  1.1.2023

Passed away peacefully at home in Melbourne.

Dearly loved husband of Sharon.

Cherished father and father-in-law of Samuel, Angus and Bronwyn.

Loving son and stepson of Joan McLay (deceased), David McLay (deceased) and Noreen McLay.

Adored brother and brother-in-law and Uncle of Greg, Dana, Alex, Scott, Katie, Chelsea, Oliver, Emilee and Austen.

Pete was a very special person who touched many lives.

Forever in our hearts

A Service of Thanksgiving will be held on Tuesday 10th January 2023 in St John’s Anglican Church, Wagga Wagga commencing at 2pm.

A private cremation will follow.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

For those unable to attend, livestreaming and condolence messages may be left at



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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.



7 January 2023



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