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26-May-2015
26-May-2015

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A memorial garden and plaques commemorate Senior Constables Ray Scorer and Alan Thompson who were killed after returning from a funeral for a murdered colleague. Both police officers were highly regarded in the Cessnock Community. 

Ray Scorer and Alan Thompson died when the police car they were in crashed near Cessnock in May 1977. The men had just been to the funeral of another officer, Doug Eaton, who had been murdered days earlier.

Location

Address:227 Maitland Road, Cessnock Police Station, Cessnock, 2325
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.831931
Long: 151.357661
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 24th November, 2005
Front Inscription

Plaque 1: 

     IN MEMORY OF 
SGT.R (THE FOX) SCORER
         MAY 1977 


Plaque 2: 

         IN MEMORY 
SN.CON.A. (THOMO) THOMPSON
         3 MAY 1977 


Plaque 3:

Commemorating Senior Constables Ray Scorer and Alan Thompson both of Cessnock Police Station 
killed in a Motor Vehicle Accident at Buchanan
                3.5.1977


 

 

Source: MA
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