Warwick Raymond WHITE
AKA The Big Bopper, Wokka
Late of Harrington, NSW
NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern – Class # 084A
New South Wales Police Force
Uniform # 1518 then 304
Regd. # 9760
Service: From ? ? ? to ? ? ? = ? years Service
Rank: Commenced Training at REDFERN Police Academy Police on ? ? ?
Probationary Constable- appointed 15 August 1960 ( aged 21 years, 6 months, 22 days )
Constable – appointed 15 September 1961 *loss of 1 month Seniority
Constable 1st Class – appointed 29 August 1967 ( Liverpool )
Detective – appointed ? ? ?
Senior Constable – appointed 29 August 1971
Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 1 December 1978 ( Liverpool )
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 15 March 1985
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Inspector – appointed ? ? ?
Chief Inspector – appointed ? ? ?
Superintendent – appointed ? ? ?
Chief Superintendent – appointed ? ? ?
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Stations: ?, Clarence St Traffic ( 1 Division )( 19 Sept 1960 ), Traffic ( Probation )( 1 Division )( 7 Dec. 1960 ), Traffic ( 1 Division )( 7 Jan. 1961 )( Permanent ), Traffic Branch ( Inner City Patrol )( 21 Feb. 1966 ), Traffic Branch ( S.T.P. )( 30 May 1966 )( Probation ), Traffic Branch ( S.T.P. )( 30 June 1966 )( Permanent ), Camden S.T.P. ( 22 Division )( 12 Sept. 1966 ), Liverpool STP ( September 20 March 1970 – 20 Jan. 1979 ), Five Dock ( 5 Division )( 21 Jan. 1979 )( Assistant Sgt In Charge of HWP ), Canterbury HWP ( 13 Division )( Sgt )( 2 I.C. of HWP )( 27 Jan. 1980 – ? ), Kingsgrove ( 31 Division )( 1980s – 90s )( he was on Restricted Duties as a GD Station Sergeant due to health issued ), ?, Harrington, ?
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Awards: National Medal – granted 1 September 1982 ( Sgt 3/c )
Born: Tuesday 24 January 1939
Died on: Wednesday 17 November 2021
Age: 82 years, 9 months, 24 days
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Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( November 2021 )
WARWICK is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance *NEED MORE INFO
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At the time of joining the NSWPF, Warwick was described as:
5′ 10 1/4″ tall, 12 stone in weight, Hazel eyes, Brown hair and Medium Complexion. He was a native of Campsie, NSW.
He was single at the time.
He was previously employed as a Driveway Attendant for 2 months and a Butcher for 5.5 years.
He was first married on the 1 April 1961 and divorced on 8 November 1976.
He remarried on 28 January 1978.
*He lost 1 month Seniority between being a Probationary Constable – Constable as he failed the Arithmetic component.
He failed his Constable 1/c exam five times between 1962 – 1966 and Passed the exam on 29 August 1967.
He passed his Sgt 3/c Exam on 16 May 1974.
He obtained his First Aid Certificate and held the Intermediate Star in Life Saving.
He passed his Police Motor Cycle course on 9 December 1965 and High Powered Solo Riders course on 8 July 1966.
He was found competent to drive High Speed Manual transmission Police vehicles on 14 June 1967.
On 29 November 1962 he received a Neglect of Duty charge against his record ” in that ( on 14 February 1963 ) he failed to attend Court and arrange for the attendance of witnesses at proceedings against two persons for traffic offences. ”
H was fined 2 pound and warned. N.T.W. ALLAN Commissioner of Police.
Nothing further, than what is recorded above, is known about this person at the time of publication and further information and photos would be appreciated.