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30-December-2019
30-December-2019

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

The wall commemorates seven local Police officers who have been killed in the line of duty since 1863.

These Police officers were : -

Constable Henry Rucker (who died in 1863),
Constable Frederick Martin (1953),
Sergeant 2nd Class William McKie (1965),
Senior Constable Douglas Eaton (1977),
Sergeant 3rd Class Keith Haydon (1980),
Sergeant 1st Class Rhoderick Lindsay (1984), and
Sergeant 3rd Class Ross Jennings (1986).

Location

Address:2 Herbert Street, Belmont Police Station , Belmont, 2280
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.034544
Long: 151.660296
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:State
Approx. Event Start Date:1863

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 29th September, 2017
Front Inscription

NSW Police Force

THIS MEMORIAL IS IN RECOGNITION
TO THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF
THE NSW POLICE FORCE
WHO HAVE MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE 

Dedicated By The Lake Macquarie Local Area Command

29 SEPTEMBER 2017

National Police Remembrance Day

Plaque :

NSW Police Force

Constable Henry Rucker
Died in the line of duty
Valentine NSW
19 October 1863

Plaque : 

NSW Police Force

Constable Frederick George Martin
Died in the line of duty
Belmont South NSW
26 November 1963

Plaque : 

NSW Police Force

Sergeant 2nd Class (Rtd)
William Smith McKie
Died in the line of duty
Boolaroo NSW
8 July 1966

Plaque :

NSW Police Force

Senior Constable
Douglas Ronald Eaton QPM
Died in the line of duty
Toronto NSW
30 April 1977

Plaque :

NSW Police Force

Sergeant 3rd Class
Keith Alfred Haydon
Died in the line of duty
Mount Sugarloaf NSW
24 November 1980

Plaque : 

NSW Police Force

Sergeant 1st Class
Rhoderic Francis Lindsay
Died in the line of duty
Swansea NSW
20 February 1984

Plaque : 

NSW Police Force

Sergeant 3rd Class
Ross Francis Jennings
Died in the line of duty
West Wallsend
1 September 1986

Source: MA
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