Terry John MONCUR
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 16???
Stations: Balmain ( 8 Division ), Flemington HWP
Service: From 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
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
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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