Sergeant 3rd Class

George Thomas WHITELEY

YEAR OF DEATH

1931

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 4am on 25 March 1931 Sergeant Whiteley attended a fire at the Momalong Hotel Berrigan. During the fire a gas cylinder exploded and a piece of flying metal struck the Sergeant in the face killing him instantly. The Sergeant was born in 1886 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 15 March 1910. At the time of his death he was stationed at Berrigan.

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