Terry John MONCUR

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  16???

Rank:  Constable

Stations:  Balmain ( 8 Division ), Flemington HWP

ServiceFrom 24 September 1974  to  2 December 1976 = 2+ years Service

Awards:  No find on It’s An Honour

Born: ? ? 1953 ( possibly 24 September 1953 ) The rest of his Class attested 23 September 1974

Date of Event:  1 December 1976

Place of event:  Adderton Rd, Telopia

Died on:  2 December 1976

Cause:  Motor Vehicle Pursuit – Observer – Urgent Duty – Pursuit

Age: ?

Funeral date: ?

Funeral location: ?

Buried at: Cremated at Castlebrook Cemetery. Ashes taken by family to Allambie Park, Gold Coast, Qld, where they are buried with his mother, father and grandmother

Memorial at:

Touchplate at the National Police Wall of Remembrance

Touchplate at the National Police Wall of Remembrance

TERRY IS mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance

On the night of 1 December, 1976 Constable Moncur was the observer in a police Highway Patrol vehicle engaged in a high speed pursuit of a motor cycle in Adderton Road, Telopea. As the vehicle was negotiating a left hand bend in the roadway it skidded and collided with a parked vehicle. Constable Moncur sustained severe injuries and died the following morning.

 

The constable was born in 1953 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 24 September, 1974. At the time of his death he was attached to the Highway Patrol.

 

 

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