William Hugh MAIR
aka Bill & The Scare Crow
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 7689
Rank: Probationary Constable – appointed 4 January 1954
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 17 March 1977
Inspector – appointed 1 June 1984
Chief Inspector – retirement
Stations: ?, Wee Waa ( 1961 – Cst 1/C ), Woodenbong ( 1963 – Cst 1/C ), Darlinghurst – 3 Division ( 1973 ), Kings Cross, Balmain ( 8 Division – 1987 – OIC – Inspector ) – retirement
Service: From ? pre January 1954 to 23 June 1988 = 34+ years Service
Awards: No find on It’s An Honour
Born: 6 March 1934
Died on: Saturday 24 December 2016
Cause: Natural causes.
Funeral date: Friday 30 December 2016 @ 11am
Funeral location: Bowden Family Funeral Chapel, 365 Pacific Hwy, Wyong
Buried at: Cremated
Memorial at: ?
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The service for Mr Mair was held at the Bowden Family Funeral Chapel, and a cremation was held afterwards. At this time no decision has been made about memorialisation.
Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 – 2001), Friday 17 July 1987 (No.121), page 4031
NEW SOUTH WALES POLICE FORCE
Commissioned Officer Appointments
HIS Excellency the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, has approved of the undermentioned Commissioned Officer appointments, effective from the dates indicated:
Chief Inspector-in-Charge, No. 8 Division (Balmain) Inspector William Hugh Mair, date of entry on duty.
Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 – 2001), Friday 20 December 1963 (No.128), page 3798
SHIRE OF KYOGLE.—Notice is hereby given that, with the approval of the Minister for Agriculture and the Commissioner of Police, Constable 1st Class William Hugh Mair has been appointed as Inspector of Slaughter-houses under section 4 (2) of the Cattle Slaughtering and Diseased Animals and Meat Act, 1902-1957, within that portion of the Kyogle Shire situated in the Woodenbong Police Patrol.
F. H. PHILLIPS, Shire Clerk, Kyogle,
3rd December. 1963.