Walter Keith TUCHIN
AKA Wally TUCHIN, Dudley Walter Keith TUCHIN
Late of Croydon – formerly of Miranda, NSW
“possible” relation in ‘the job’
NSW Police Training College – Penrith – Class # 019
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 5638
Rank: Commenced Training at Penrith Police College on Monday ? ? ?
Probationary Constable- appointed 28 April 1947 ( aged 23 years, 4 months, 17 days )
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Detective – appointed ? ? ?
Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 21 February 1963
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed 1 March 1974
Inspector – appointed 16 September 1979
Senior Inspector – appointed ? ? ?
Final Rank: = Senior Inspector
Stations: ?, North Sydney ( 6 Division )( 1964 / 65 ), ?, Petersham ( 11 Division )( 1971 ), ?, Annandale Police Stn ( Sgt 1/c ) 1979 ), ?, Scientific Investigation Bureau ( 12 years ), Inner Western Sydney suburbs, HWP, ?, 21 Division, ?, Police Choir, ?, Balmain ( 8 Division )( Inspector )( 1980s ) – Retirement
Service: From ? ? ? to ? ? ? = 36? years Service
World War II
Regiment: Instrument Repairer then 24 Squadron ( Menangle Park )( from 5 Oct. 1943 ). 99 Squadron in Darwin
Enlisted: 2 September 1942 in Sydney, NSW
Service # 69671
Rank: Leading Aircraftman – Instrument Repairer ( L.A.C. )
Next of kin: Ivy Myrtle Tuchin of Moss Vale, NSW
Religion: C of E
Single / Married: Single
Returned to Australia: ?
Date of Discharge: 8 April 1946
Posting at Discharge:
WWII Honours & Gallantry: None for display
Occupation upon joining: Apprentice Fitter & Turner for Southern Portland Cement Ltd, Berrima, NSW
War Service In Au:
Active Service outside Au: New Guinea,
Active Service in Au:
Medals: Pacific Star, War Medal 1939 – 1945, Australia Service Medal 1939 – 1945, Campaign Star, Returned from Active Service Badge # AF 83126.
Retirement / Leaving age: = ?
Time in Retirement from Police: ?
Awards: No Find on Australian Honours system – however:
Police Queens Medal of Service ( stolen 11 Nov 1999 )
Born: Tuesday 11 December 1923
Died on: Sunday 27 February 2022
Age: 98 years, 2 months, 16 days
Organ Donor: NO – Age prohibitive
Event location: ?
Event date: ?
Funeral date: Thursday 10 March 2022 @ 11am
Funeral location: St Paul’s Anglican Church, Burwood Rd, Burwood, NSW
LIVE STREAM PIN: TBA Email: TBA
any Future Wake location: ??? TBA
any Future Wake date: ??? TBA
( Due to current Govt. restrictions on ‘Gatherings’ due to Corona19 Virus Pandemic, some families may wish to have a Memorial Service / Wake with friends and family at a later date )
Funeral Parlour: ?
Buried at: Cremated
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?
Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( March 2022 )
WALLY is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance * NOT JOB RELATED
FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED ABOUT THIS PERSON, THEIR LIFE, THEIR CAREER AND THEIR DEATH.
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May they forever Rest In Peace
Walter Keith (Wally)
Formerly of Miranda,
late of Croydon.
Passed away 27th February 2022.
Beloved husband of Valerie (dec).
Dearly loved and loving father of Kate (Ellen), Lorraine, Greg and Peter.
Father in-law of Doug, Peter, Narelle and Tessa (dec).
Adored Grandpa Wal of 13 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
98 Years young.
Forever in our hearts.
A service to Celebrate Wally’s life, will be held at St Paul’s Anglican Church, 205-207 Burwood Rd, Burwood on Thursday 10th March 2022, commencing at 11.00am.
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