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Robert John RODGERS

Late of 1 Ashburner St, Manly

The last Mounted Policeman attached to the Metropolitan Force

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  ‘ Q ‘ 4667

For the purposes of this website ‘Q‘ represents those Police joining between 1862 ( commencement of NSWPF ) – 23 February 1915 ( Commencement of NSWPF current numbering system )

Rank: Mounted Constable – appointed 20 March 1884

Mounted Sergeant

Mounted Senior Sergeant – appointed February 1909

Stations?, ‘possibly’ Kogarah ( SenCon ), Manly ( Sgt )

ServiceFrom  20 March 1884  to  ? ? ? = 30 years Service

Awards:   No find on It’s An Honour

Born:   ? ? 1860, England

Died on:   Tuesday  5 January 1915

Age:  54

Cause:   ?

Event location:  Manly

Event date:   ?

Funeral date:   ? ? ?

Funeral location:   ?

Funeral Parlour:  ?

Buried at:   Manly Cemetery, Harland St, Manly

Grave locationSection U, Plot # 299

GPS of Grave:   -33.7919622858797,  151.271380220762

Memorial location?

 


Inscription: In Loving Memory of Robert John - beloved Husband of E. E. ( Emily Elizabeth ) Rodgers . Died 5th Jan. 1915, aged 54 years. Also his wife Emily Elizabeth RODGERS, 20th Oct. 1946, aged 85 years. Resting. and devoted daughter Edit, died 9th Feb. 1979, aged 82 years.

 

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

 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED ABOUT THIS PERSON, THEIR LIFE, THEIR CAREER AND THEIR DEATH.

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May they forever Rest In Peace

Tamworth Daily Observer (NSW : 1910 – 1916), Friday 8 January 1915, page 1


The death occurred at Manly of ex Sergeant Robert John Rodgers, who recently retired from the police force owing to ill-health.

He bad been in the service 30 years, and was the last mounted man attached to the Metropolitan Force.

Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 – 1931), Wednesday 20 January 1909, page 7


POLICE PROMOTIONS.

The following promotions for the metropolitan police district have been approved by the Inspector-General of Police, to take effect from 1st proximo:- Sergeant Robert J. Rodgers, to be Senior-Sergeant : Senior-constable Thomas Mankey to be Sergeant : Constable Robert Reed to be senior-constable.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/113344480

NSW Government Gazette ( Sydney )     Tuesday  25 October 1898     page 8441

Diseased Animals and Meat Act, 1892
Senior-constable Robert John Rodgers – Inspector of Slaughter-houses, Kogarah, Metropolitan District.

Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 – 1930), Saturday 30 April 1898, page 12


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE.

The following notifications appear in the “Government Gazette” issued yesterday: —

Senior-constable Robert John Rodgers, of Kogarah, to be sub-Inspector under the Licensing Acts, 1882 – 83, for the metropolitan licensing district, to take effect from the date of commencing duty.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/238363884