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Robert Thomas DOMINISH


Robert Thomas DOMINISH

New South Wales Police Force

Joined via the NSW Police Cadets system on 12 August 1963

Cadet # 1864

Regd. #:  ?

Rank:  Constable 1st Class

Stations:  Petersham, 21 Special Squad

Service:  From 12 August 1963 to 17 February 1974


Born:  1946

Died on:  17 February 1974

Cause:  Motor Vehicle Accident, High St, Penrith

Age: 27

Funeral date?

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Buried at:  Pinegrove Memorial Garden, Minchinbury

 [alert_blue]ROBERT IS mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_blue]


About 2am on 16 February, 1974 Constable Dominish was driving home at the completion of his shift. As he drove along High Street, Penrith a car travelling in the opposite direction crossed to the incorrect side of the roadway and collided head-on with Constable Dominish’s vehicle. He died later that morning at Penrith District Hospital from injuries received in the collision.


The constable was born in 1946 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 16 June, 1963. At the time of his death he was attached to the No. 21 Special Squad, CIB.





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