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Robert William STAFFORD


Robert William STAFFORD

AKA  Bob
Late of Tallwoods Village, NSW, formerly of Cherrybrook, NSW

NSW Police Cadet # 0870

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  7709

Rank:  NSW Police Cadet – commenced 15 May 1950

Probationary Constable – appointed 15 April 1954

Senior Constable – appointed 15 April 1965

Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 3 May 1969

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 6 April 1977

Chief Inspector – appointed 3 June 1987

Stations?, Kings Cross – Retirement

ServiceFrom  15 May 1950  to  4 July 1989 = 39+ years Service

Awards:   National Medal – granted 14 December 1988

1st Clasp to National Medal – granted 21 August 1989

Born:   15 April 1935 – Paddington, NSW

Died on:   Thursday  19 April 2018 at Taree

Age:  83 yrs  4 days

Cause:   ?

Event location: Taree, NSW

Event date:   ?

Funeral date:   Thursday  26 April 2018 @ 1pm

Funeral location:   Manning Valley Memorial Gardens, 183 Pampoolah Rd, Pampoolah via Taree

Funeral Parlour:  Becker Family Funerals, 6557 8557

” In lieu of flowers, donations to Police Legacy would be warmly appreciated “

Buried at:   ?

 Memorial located at:   ?


Robert William STAFFORD


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


 Funeral location



May they forever Rest In Peace

Service Details
The relatives and friends of the late Bob Stafford are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel at Manning Great Lakes Memorial Gardens Crematorium, 183 Pampoolah Road Taree, commencing at 1.00pm on Thursday 26th April. Donations in lieu of flowers to Police Legacy would be warmly appreciated.

STAFFORD, Robert William “Bob”

Late of Cherrybrook.
Passed away peacefully on Thursday 19th April 2018.

Aged 83 Years

Beloved husband of Norma. Loving father of Darren, Linda and Scott. Devoted Pa to his grandchildren and great grandchildren. A special man in the lives of all his extended family and friends.

Norma, it feels like only yesterday when Carla, myself and the kids came to visit you and Bob at Tallwoods Village last December. I sincerely hope the move from Cherrybrook was everything Bob dreamed it would be, I hope he got to fulfill his dreams of playing as many rounds of golf as he possibly could.

My heart goes out to you and your family. I want you to know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Wishing you comfort and peace as you remember Bob, he will never be forgotten! R.I.P

I’m here if you need anything…

Love always,
Angelo Lambropoulos

Angelo Lambropoulos lit a candle for Robert William STAFFORD
    Thinking of Norma, Darren, Linda, Scott and families at this very sad time, from Becker Family Funerals.
    Becker Family Funerals lit a candle for Robert William STAFFORD
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    • I was a cadet attached to Hornsby PS when I first met Sgt Bob Stafford. Cadet’s used to cop a fir bit of crap but Sgt Stafford stood out as someone who was always willing to listen and support. He came back to the station one day after being out on the road for a short time. As I recall he was observer and his driver was a former HWP man who apparently made a screaming U-turn to chase a car but hit a pole or tree. Bob apparently kicked the powder fire extinguisher mounted on the car floor and it went off. When they both returned to the station they were covered in white dust. Very amusing but Bob wasn’t so no one laughed. A good man that I’ve never forgotten. RIP Sarge.


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