Senior Constable Tony TamplinPrint Page
The garden, which is adjacent to the Newcastle police station in Watt Street, boasts three wooden pillars with plaques for justice, representing his police ties, family and community, where he was a champion for several charities.Senior Constable Tony Tamplin was a man of many layers. He was a family man and a tireless aid worker who donated much of his spare time to assisting local charities. He was also a jovial and hugely popular marriage celebrant. Above all, he was a stalwart of the NSW Police Force and before his death had celebrated 35 years in uniform. Over the course of his distinguished career, Senior Constable Tamplin became the face of the New South Wales police across the Hunter. He provided a valuable link between the police and the wider public in his role as police media liaison officer.
|Address:||Church & Watt Streets, Newcastle Police Station , Newcastle , 2300|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.930345|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - State|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||June 2014|
Anthony William George Tamplin
"I think the Big Fella upstairs was a
bit sad and bored, and so he
grabbed our Tony to brighten up
his life and make him laugh
"Anthony our much loved son and
brother. In our hearts you will always
be missed and remembered"
Tony and Anne Tamplin
"Words alone cannot express how
much we miss you. We all love you"
Sonia and the Kids
"Liv'in the Dream Squire"
aka Mr Marvellous
Justice of the Peace
Civil Marriage Celebrant
Newcastle Variety Club
Adamstown Snooker Club
. . . and all the rest!!!!
NSW Police Force
17 April 1978 to 29 April 2013
"He was one of the most loved
coppers in the history of the
NSW Police Force"
Tim Owen MP