Robert Aubrey Douglas McCRACKEN
aka Mac or Bob
( late of Dural & Beacon Hill )
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 6268
Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed 18 October 1948
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 24 April 1975
Inspector – retirement
Stations: ?, Internal Affairs – retirement
Service: From ?pre October 1948 to 29 December 1982 = 34 years Service
Australian Imperial Force
Regiment: 55/53 Australian Infantry Battalion aka ” The Mice of Moresby “
From 1943 to 1946
Service # NX155474
Next of kin: ?
Single / Married: ?
Returned to Australia: ?
The Sydney Morning Herald Thu. 6 March 1947 p5
Mentioned in Despatches ( For distinguished Services in the South West Pacific area )
Sgt. R A. D. McCracken, NX155474
Awards: National Medal – granted 3 September 1985
Born: 29 August 1923
Died on: Friday 25 March 2016
Funeral date: Friday 1 April 2016 @ 11am
Funeral location: South Chapel, Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, 199 Delhi Road, NORTH RYDE
Buried at: Cremated
Memorial at: ?
Diploma in Criminology – 1968 – University of Sydney
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May you forever Rest In Peace.
ROBERT “MAC or BOB” McCRACKEN (1923 – 2016)
late of Dural and Beacon Hill
Treasured husband of Verna (dec), father of Stephen and Marilyn, father-in-law of Julie and Grahame, grandfather of Rachael, Ericka, Anna, Andrew and Craig and great grandfather of Kiko, Archibald, Claudia Beatrice, Aden, Lily, Hugh, Juliet, Allira and Holly.
Those who knew him are invited to a funeral service to be held on Friday, 1st April at 11:00 in the South Chapel, Northern Suburbs Crematorium, North Ryde.
Aust Militia 1941-1943
55/53 battalion 1943 – 1946 MID
NSW Police Force 1948 – 1982
He leaves a great void in so many lives.