Constable

David Colin MURRAY

YEAR OF DEATH

1963

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 2.40pm on 31 May 1963 Constable Murray was riding a Police Departmental motor cycle outfit in Campbelltown Road Campbelltown. A station sedan travelling in the opposite direction crossed to the incorrect side of the roadway and collided head-on with the cycle injuring both Constable Murray and a Police Prosecutor who was a passenger in the sidecar. Both were conveyed to the Liverpool District Hospital where the Prosecutor was treated and allowed to leave. Unfortunately Constable Murray’s injuries were more severe and he died on 5 June 1963. The Constable was born in 1931 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 12 April 1955. At the time of his death he was stationed at Bankstown.

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