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

ServiceFrom  ?pre October 1948  to  29 December 1982 = 34 years Service

World War II

Australian Imperial Force

Regiment55/53 Australian Infantry Battalion  aka  ” The Mice of Moresby

From 1943   to  1946

Enlisted?

Service #  NX155474

Rank:  Sergeant

Embarkation?

Next of kin?

Religion?

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

http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/18005698

Awards:  National Medal – granted 3 September 1985

Born:  29 August 1923

Died on:  Friday  25 March 2016

Cause?

Age:  92

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


Aubrey is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance
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FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED ABOUT THIS PERSON, THEIR LIFE, THEIR CAREER AND THEIR DEATH.

PLEASE SEND PHOTOS AND INFORMATION TO Cal

May you forever Rest In Peace.

ROBERT “MAC or BOB” McCRACKEN (1923 – 2016)

Notice

                  aged 92

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.

Served in:

Aust Militia 1941-1943

55/53 battalion 1943 – 1946   MID

NSW Police Force 1948 – 1982

He leaves a great void in so many lives.

 

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