Richmond Charles TORNING

aka  Dick

Father to Peter TORNING – Regd. # 19576
Father to Richard TORNING – Regd. # ?
Late of  ?

New South Wales Police Force

Academy Class 107

Regd. #  11979

Rank:  Trainee – commenced 16 May 1966 until 26 June 1966

Probationary Constable – appointed 27 June 1966

Constable – appointed 27 May 1967 ( 1 Month early )

Constable 1st Class – appointed  1 July 1971 but Seniority date was 27 June 1971 ( lost 4 days Seniority )

Senior Constable – appointed 27 June 1975

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed  6 May 1982

Discharged – Medically unfit – January 1988

Around the 2000 era, Dick was working for a Real Estate Agency in the Penrith area

Stations:  Academy,  Liverpool ( 27 June 1966 – 30 May 1981 ), Academy – Instructional Duty ( 31 May 1981 – 27 February 1982 ), Liverpool ( 22 Division, ‘I’ District ) – General Duties ( 28 February 1982 – ? )

ServiceFrom  16 May 1966  to  ? January 1988 = 21+ years Service

Awards:  National Medal – granted 18 November 1982

Born:  9 March 1937

Died on:  Thursday  9 January 2014

Age:  76

Cause?

Event location:   ?

Funeral date:  21 July 2014????

Funeral location:  Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens, 199 Delhi Rd, Nth Ryde

Buried at?

 Memorial located at?

DICK is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance
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May they forever Rest In Peace

Upon joining the NSWPF, Richmond supplied the following details:
5′ 9.5″ tall, 12 stone 7 lb in weight, blue eyes with brown hair and fair complexion.
He was a native of Annandale, NSW and was married at the time of joining.  He had previously been employed at an Electrical fitter for 12 years.
His Service # was 4638
He was a Trainee from 16 May 1966 until the 26 June 1966
For some reason, he was appointed a Constable 1 month earlier than his Seniority.
He passed his Constable 1st Class examination on the 27 August 1968 but lost 4 days Seniority by the time it came for this Rank to be effective.
He passed his Sergeant 3rd Class examination on the 16 May 1974.
He entered the Police with a private car drivers licence and was Certified to drive General Duty Cars and Utes ( Paddy Wagons ) on the 28 November 1966.
At completion of his Training Class, he obtained 84.25% in his examination and Passed his typing test at 21 w.p.m. on the 29 August 1966.
He completed a three day course in Civil Defence in May 1967.
He completed Methods of Instruction Course Class 81/42 in 1981.
He also completed the Sergeant’s Course, # 68 of 1982.
No further information is known at this stage – April 2017.
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