Ralph Churchill PARKS
Formerly of Orange, Wollongong, Late of Edgeworth, NSW
“possible” relation in ‘the job’: ?
NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern – Class # ? ? ?
NSW Police Cadet # 1313
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 9196
Rank: Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy as a Police Cadet on Monday 16 July 1956 ( aged 16 years, 6 months, 5 days )
Probationary Constable- appointed Sunday 11 January 1959 ( aged 19 years, 0 months, 0 days )
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Constable 1st Class – appointed 11 February 1965 ( lost 1 month Seniority along the way. May have failed an exam )
Detective – appointed ? ? ?
Senior Constable – appointed 11 February 1969
Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 1 April 1974
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 31 December 1983
Inspector – appointed 15 June 1988
Chief Inspector – appointed ? ? ?
Final Rank: = Inspector
Stations: ?, ‘ R ‘ Region ( Newcastle? )( 1965 ), ?, Bowraville – Macksville ( Sep 1960, Oct 1964 )( Cst ), ?, Balranald ( 1966, Aug 1969, Oct 1970, Feb 1971, Feb 1972, Sept 1973, Jan 1974 )( SenCon ), Newcastle – Cardiff ( 1974 ), Batemans Bay, Goulburn, Upper Hunter District -Maitland ( Patrol Commander )( Inspector )( 1988? ), Raymond Terrace ( Patrol Commander ), Maitland ( Personnel ) – Retirement
Service: From 16 July 1956 to 27 July 1995 = 39 years, 0 months, 11 days Service
Retirement / Leaving age: = 55 years, 6 months, 16 days
Time in Retirement from Police: 26 years, 10 months, 0 days
Awards: National Medal – granted 15 May 1986 ( Sgt 1/c )
1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 15 May 1986 ( Sgt 1/c )
2nd Clasp to National Medal – granted 28 May 1992 ( Insp )
Born: Thursday 11 January 1940 – Narrandera, NSW
Died on: Friday 27 May 2022
Age: 82 years, 4 months, 16 days
Organ Donor: Y / N / ?
Event location: ?
Event date: ?
Funeral date: Thursday 2 June 2022 @ 12.30pm
Funeral location: the Chapel, Pettigrew Family Funerals, 12 Harris St, Wallsend, NSW
Newcastle City Police District will provide a Guard of Honour at the conclusion of the Service.
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: ?
Buried at: ?
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?
Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( June 2022 )
RALPH is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance *NEED MORE INFO
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May they forever Rest In Peace
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