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Squad 15

Squad 15 commenced 24 January 1974.

Graduated 24 April 1974 - training was 3 months.

Back Row (L to R) Anthony (Tony) POTTS, Robert THOMPSON, Frank MORRIS, Shane O’DONOGHUE, Benjamin GOLLEGE, Anne FINEDON, Gary WILLIAMS, David Le CERF, John SCOTT, Max HILL. Middle Row (L to R) Graham FRY, Gerry D’ANDREA, Allan DIXON, Paddy O’BRIEN, John PAIN, Glen TOWNSEND, John BELL, Neil VOGELSANG, Brian ROBSON, Chris MOORE. Front Row (L to R) Inspector Don Honeysett, Chief Inspector Charlie Porter, Crown Prosecutor Bill Raby, Commissioner Bill McLaren, Rod McKENZIE, Inspector Jack Ilett.

Squad Member details

Shane O'Donoghue joined the NT Police on 24 January, 1974 and began 3 months training at the old Police Barracks, Darwin. He was then stationed variously in Casuarina General Duties, Darwin Traffic Unit (Breath Analysis Unit) and also relieved at Katherine for a couple of months. He was on duty at the Casuarina Police Station during the night of Cyclone Tracy on Christmas Eve 1974 and the immediate aftermath. He resigned in June 1979.

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