Thomas Richard HANNAN

Thomas Richard HANNAN

Late of  ?

New South Wales Police Force

Penrith Police Academy – Class 1 of 1946

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Rank:  Probationary Constable – appointed 7 January 1946

Detective Constable 1st Class –

Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 12 December 1966

Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 13 December 1970

Stations:  9 Division, 21 Division – Mobile Unit ( 1946 ), 16 Division – CI Duty ( 1948 ), 9 Division ( 1949 ),

Vice Squad ( 1949 ), Liverpool CI Duties – 22 Division, Bankstown ( 1954 ), 18 Division ( Parramatta – 1962 ),

Regent St – 2 Division ( 1963 ), Bankstown – 19 Division ( 1963 ), 13 Division ( 1966 ),

Bankstown – 19 Division ( 1971 – death )

ServiceFrom  ? ? pre January 1946?  to  2 February 1972 = 26+ years Service

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World War II

Australian Imperial Force  –  Royal Australian Air Force ( RAAF )

Regiment:                          1 AGS,  Sale, Victoria.  Aircraft = Anson – 15.4 hours training

                                               27 OTU ( Operational Training Unit ) – Litchfield – 65.2 hours

                                               1663 ( Heavy Conversion Unit ) – Dufforth – 42 hours

Operational Flying:      466 Sqdn.  Bomber at Driffield in a Halifax III.  35 sorties = 217.2 hours

                                               Commenced  9 October 1944 – 20 March 1945

Enlisted:                            9 March 1943

Service #                            433311

Rank:                                   Pilot Officer – 41 Base ( 23 March 1945 ),  Flying Officer – 2 P.D. ( 23 September 1945 )

Embarkation:                  From Australia on 26 January 1944 for United Kingdom

Next of kin:                       Leslie Lawrence HANNAN ( Father ), 98 Arthur St, Homebush, NSW

Religion:                            Roman Catholic

Prev. Occupation:          Radio Tester

Single / Married:             Single

Returned to Australia:  ?

Date of Discharge:          25 September 1945

Post at Discharge:          1652 Communications Unit

Awards:                              A/G? Badge – 6 January 1944

Description:                    23 years, 2 months, 5′ 9.5″, 168 lb, 34″ chest – Expanded = 37″, Dark complexion, Brown eyes, dark hair.

https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=5382014

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Commonwealth of Australia Gazette    Thursday  25 October 1945    P. 2268

The following warrant officers and non-commissioned officers ( Air Gunners ) are appointed to commissions on probation with the rank of Pilot Officer with effect from the dates indicated:

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No. 433311  Thomas Richard HANNAN, 23rd March, 1945 ……

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/232765433/25121423

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Awards:   No find on It’s An Honour

Born:  31 December 1919 – Lewisham, NSW

Died on:   Wednesday  2 February 1972

Age:  52

Cause:   ?

Event location:   ?

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Funeral date:   ? ? ?

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Funeral Parlour:  ?

Buried at:   ?

 Memorial located at:   ?

Thomas Richard HANNAN


[alert_yellow]THOMAS is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_yellow]  *NEED MORE INFO

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 Funeral location TBA

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FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED ABOUT THIS PERSON, THEIR LIFE, THEIR CAREER AND THEIR DEATH.

PLEASE SEND PHOTOS AND INFORMATION TO Cal

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May they forever Rest In Peace

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Nothing further, at this time, is known of this man.
Cal
24 April 2018
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