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Senior Constable Frank Alexander MILLS


Senior Constable Frank Alexander MILLS

Struck by a Motor Vehicle

Mt Victoria

6 December, 1951


On the night of the 5 December, 1951 Senior Constable Mills was riding a police motor cycle from Mt Victoria Police Station to Blackheath Police Station. Whilst travelling along the Great Western Highway he noticed a vehicle travelling without lights. He stopped the vehicle and while he was speaking to the driver a passing vehicle struck Constable Mills and two other men. All three were treated at the scene and conveyed to the Blue Mountains District Hospital, however Constable Mills died the following day.


The constable was born in 1905 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 12 February, 1930. At the time of his death he was stationed at Mt Victoria.


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