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William Thomas JONES


William Thomas JONES 

Late of Hervey Bay, Qld – formerly of Ingleburn, NSW

NSW Redfern Police Academy Class #  122

Uniform # 1245

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  14065

Rank: Trainee – commenced 16 February 1970

Probationary Constable – appointed 16 March 1970

Constable – appointed 26 March 1971

Constable 1st Class – appointed 26 March 1975

Designated Detective on 1 May 1977

Resigned – 3 February 1978

Final Rank = Detective Constable 1st Class

Stations:  Police Training Centre – commenced 16 February 1970

Liverpool ( 22 Division ) on GD’s & the Traffic Officer as a Probationary Constable from 26 March 1970

C.I.B. – 21 Division Special Squad from 1 May 1974

Regent St ( 2 Division ) CI duties from 18 May 1975 ( worked with Eric Gollan )

Blacktown ( 27 Division ) CI duties from 15 May 1977 until Resignation on 3 February 1978

ServiceFrom  16 February 1970  to  3 February 1978 =  7+ years Service

Awards:   No find on It’s An Honour

Born:  28 July 1943

Died on:   Saturday  29 December 2018 @ 11pm

Age:  75

CauseHypercalcaemia / Advanced Multiple Myeloma

Event location:   ?

Event date:   ?

Funeral date:   Friday  11 January 2019 @ 1pm

Funeral location:   Hervey Bay Crematorium, Urraween Rd, Hervey Bay, Qld

Wake location:  Boardroom – Hervey Bay RSL, Cnr Hunter St & Torquay Rd, Hervey Bay, Qld

Funeral Parlour:  ?

Buried at:   Cremated

 Memorial located at:   ?


William Thomas JONES

William Thomas JONES

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





May they forever Rest In Peace


Prior to joining the NSWPF – William was:

a carpenter for 6 years, 8 mths and in the Army for 6 years.

He Enlisted in the Permanent Military Forces on 6 September 1963 and was Discharged on the 15 April 1969 “having requested his discharge”.

His Rank upon Discharge was Corporal.

He saw Service outside of Australia for 1 year and 224 days.  He was issued with Returned from Active Service Badge # A415518.

He was Awarded the General Service Medal # 1962.

Upon joining the NSWPF – William was:

5′ 9″ Tall, 11st 2 lb in weight, Hazel eyes, dark brown hair with a dark complexion.  He was born in rosewood, Qld and married on the 27 January 1968.

Upon completion of his Training Course with Class 122, he obtained 74.25%.

He passed his Police Driver Training on GD cars and light trucks / utes on the 9 April 1971.

At one stage, at Liverpool, he held the record for the most number of vehicle accidents attended during one eight hour shift.

He failed his first attempt at his Constable 1st Class exam on 29 August 1972 but ‘passed’ the exam on the 28 August 1973.

As he had a ‘Trade Certificate’ in Carpentering – he was “Considered to have potential for criminal investigation duty.  To be considered for this duty upon completion of two years’ service”

He completed his Detectives’ Course, # 3 of 1976 at the NSW Police Academy between 20 September to 10 December 1976 with a 74.30% Pass mark.

Husband to Barbara who would have been married 51 years on the 27 January 2019.
Bill touched many people’s lives over the years and had a drawing quality within him.
When he Resigned from the NSWPF, he, Barbara and family went Rice Farming in Coleambally – Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area of Western NSW.
On behalf of all of us old NSW Police ( and the new ) we wish a safe journey for Bill and hope that he Rests In Peace.

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