Detective Sergeant 3rd Class

Cornelius CARROLL

YEAR OF DEATH

1939

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 6pm on 6 June 1939 Detective Sergeant Carroll the Officer in Charge of Detectives at Petersham left his Station to meet with an informant near the Sydney University. Whilst in Parramatta Road Camperdown he was accidentally hit by a car and killed instantly. The Sergeant was born in 1888 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 24 February 1915. At the time of his death he was stationed at Petersham.

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