Constable 1st Class

Douglas James HARRIES

YEAR OF DEATH

1961

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

At 7.45pm on 25 August 1961 Constable Harries was performing traffic control duty at the intersection of George and Park Streets Sydney when he was struck by a utility. As a result the Constable sustained severe head injuries and was conveyed by Ambulance to the Sydney Hospital. Despite two operations to save his life Constable Harries died without regaining consciousness on 2 September 1961. The Constable was born in 1928 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 13 August 1951.’

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