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Memorial

The Northern Territory Police Museum and Historical Society is committed to the remembrance of all Northern Territory police officers who have died whilst serving the community of the Northern Territory.

This page is also dedicated to the memory of dearly departed members of the Northern Territory Police Force. 

Honour Roll

The Honour Roll is in memory of Northern Territory police officers who paid the ultimate price servicing the community.

It commemorates all members who died on duty or have died as a result of their duties, including officers before the establishment of the Northern Territory Police Force in 1870.

Names are included to the Honour Roll based on the criteria agreed upon by the National Police Memorial Co-ordination Committee.

 

Mounted Constable 1/C
John Charles Shirley

Died 7 November 1883

Mounted Constable 1/C John Charles Shirley died 7 November 1883, aged 27 years from dehydration while searching for men who had murdered a man at Lawson’s Creek[7].  

Constable Maxwell Clifford Gilbert

Died 17 August 1948

Constable Maxwell Clifford Gilbert Died 17 August 1948, aged 27 years when the vehicle he was driving overturned just north of Wauchope. He was escorting a prisoner toAlice Springs[7]

Inspector Louis Clandon Hook

Died 16 June 1967

Inspector Louis Clandon Hook died from extensive injuries from a rollover near Pine Creek[7]

Detective Sergeant Ian Graham Bradford

Died 29 January 1984

Detective Sergeant Ian Graham Bradford died when the police vehicle he was a passenger in went over the edge of the wharf in Darwin[7]

Senior Constable 1/C Michael Read

Died 5 December 2014

Senior Constable 1/C Michael Read "Mick" suffered a heart attack on 5 December 2014 while undertaking annual defensive tactics re-qualification at the Northern Territory Police College.  He received medical treatment in Darwin and Adelaide but suffered a subsequent Heart Attack which he did not recover from.  

Native Tracker Mungo

Died 2 November 1890

Native Tracker Mungo was fatally shot by an escaped prisoner when on patrol in Anthonys Lagoon NT

Mounted Constable Albert Stewart McColl 

Died 1 August 1933

Mounted Constable Albert Stewart McColl was speared to death at Woodah Island in Arnhem Land[7].

Died 9 June 1952

Constable William Bryan Condon was shot twice after confronting an armed gunman[7]

Sergeant Colin John Eckert 

Died 9 June 1970

Sergeant Colin John Eckert was killed in a head-on collision in Katherine[7].

Brevet Sergeant Glen Anthony Huitson

Died 3 August 1999

Brevet Sergeant Glen Anthony Huitson was killed in a gun battle on the Stuart Highway.  Read More...  

Native Constable Walter

Died 1 November 1892

Native Constable Walter was speared in the execution of his duty whilst on patrol in Erldunda NT

Native Constable Peter

Died 10 January 1890

Native Constable Peter was speared in the execution of his duty whilst on patrol at Finke River NT.

Honour Roll

Died While Serving

  • Constable William DAVIS – 16 November 1872

  • Trooper 3/C Henry WILKINSON – 10 February 1876

  • Trooper Charles Weston LEES – 08 November 1880

  • Constable 3/C James Marshall MILLER – 10 December 1880

  • Mounted Constable 3/C Alexander Grey WOOD – 09 June 1881

  • Foot Constable 3/C Thomas CHARLESWORTH – 22 February 1884

  • Mounted Constable 3/C Joseph William WHEATLEY – 05 September 1888

  • Mounted Constable 2/C Charles Patrick JOHNSTON – 04 December 1907

  • Mounted Constable James Patrick TOOLE – 23 March 1909

  • Mounted Constable Matthew Francis DOWDY – 17 June 1915

  • Constable Samuel Francis KEATING – 05 June 1916

  • Mounted Constable Cecil Masterton McDONALD – 29 July 1919

  • Mounted Constable Edward Eugene McNULTY – 25 November 1917

  • Constable John Joseph LYONS – 13 April 1927

  • Mounted Constable Arthur Robinson CLAPP – 05 November 1927

  • Commissioner Robert STOTT – 05 May 1928

  • Mounted Constable John Clow MacKAY – 13 October 1928

  • Mounted Constable Henry ALLEN – 14 December 1930

  • Mounted Constable Edward Joseph HEATHCOCK – 28 June 1944

  • Senior Constable Peter D’Arcy BRUUN – 07 December 1952

  • Constable Frank Barry LACEY – 13 August 1962

  • Constable Bart MOUTHAAN – 31 August 1963

  • Detective Constable 1/C Ronald Frank CORBIN – 29 May 1965

  • Senior Constable Gordon Cameron Heaslop STOTT – 14 December 1965

  • Chief Inspector James Joseph MANNION – 18 September 1968

  • Detective Constable Ashley Scott PHILLIPS – 09 November 1974

  • Senior Constable Victor Julian HOY – 17 January 1978

  • Senior Constable Allen David PRYCE – 11 December 1981

  • Superintendent Robert Bedford JACKSON – 04 March 1983

  • Cadet Gregory Dean JERICHO – 03 January 1984

  • Constable 1/C Roger Anthony PRIOR – 29 September 1986

  • Constable Justin David SHARPE – 01 March 1987

  • Sergeant Rodney Desmond EVANS – 08 March 1990

  • Detective Senior Constable Raymond Hedley WATKINSON – 01 May 1990

  • Sergeant Graham George CHUNG – 24 August 1990

  • Constable Patricia Anne BRENNAN – 18 February 1991

  • Police Aide Gavin Jabaltjari SPENCER – 16 March 1991

  • Constable 1/C William Willis STAVERS – 11 January 1992

  • Senior Constable Paul Allan RILEY – 16 October 1996

  • Superintendent Thomas USHER – 04 April 1997

  • Detective Sergeant Jon Leslie HAYES – 22 June 1997

  • Police Auxiliary 1/C Mary FRASER – 16 April 1998

  • Sergeant Shane KAPPLER – 11 January 2000

  • Senior Constable Arthur William DELLAR – 14 January 2000

  • Senior Constable Anthony ARMSTRONG – 06 May 2000

  • Constable Paul THOMPSON – 12 April 2001

  • Sergeant Jason LINDSAY22 April 2001

  • Constable Scott WILLIAMS – 10 October 2004

  • Police Auxiliary Helen RAMSAY – 06 December 2006

  • Aboriginal Community Police Officer Thomas MATTHEWS – 07 November 2007

  • Aboriginal Community Police Officer Alberto CUBILLO – 09 April 2008

  • Sergeant Brett MEREDITH – 02 January 2010

  • Senior Constable Peter WIESENEKKER – 31 July 2010

  • Sergeant Michael CORNFORD – 01 June 2012

  • Sergeant Mary-Ann SKELTON – 17 June 2012

  • Detective Sergeant Anthony HENRYS – 05 September 2018

  • Aboriginal Community Police Officer Austin HAMPTON-TUNGUTALUM – 25 December 2018

  • Senior Police Auxiliary Kim JOHNSON – 17 January 2019

  • Auxiliary Meleane MAKA – 28 May 2019

  • Constable Melanie TYNDALL – 31 August 2019

  • Constable 1/C Denise (Froggy) Goddard - 25 April 2021

  • Senior Constable 1/C Justin Schremmer - 21 February 2022

  • Senior Constable 1/C Michael Deutrom - 16 April 2022

  • Aboriginal Community Police Officer Liam Montana Presley - 13 June 2022

  • Senior Auxiliary Kym Maree Lucas - 9 February 2023

  • Senior Constable Kiim Marie Parnell OAM DMG - 16 May 2023

Killed while serving
In Memoriam

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Police Legacy

Northern Territory Police Legacy is a self supporting not for profit Incorporated Association which has been operating since 1991.

Northern Territory Police Legacy has a Constitution and is managed and directed by a Board of Management. The Board comprises four representatives nominated by the Northern Territory Police Association, a representative nominated by the Commissioner of Police, a representative nominated by the Minister for Police and a representative nominated by the Retired Police Association of the NT. 

The scheme is funded by the donations paid by members of the Northern Territory Police Force and members of the public who kindly donate to help the Northern Territory Police Legacy support our Legatees. 

Northern Territory Police Legacy aims to offer personal and/or financial assistance to surviving spouses and dependants of deceased Members who were serving or retired Northern Territory Police Officers. 

The scheme assures families that there is an organisation prepared to assist them with their emotional, financial, education and welfare needs. 

Contact Details:

Secretary

NT Police Legacy

GPO Box 2350

DARWIN NT 0800

Email: secretary@ntpolicelegacy.com

Website: https://ntpolicelegacy.com.au

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