Detective Sergeant 3rd Class

John Henry WALTON

YEAR OF DEATH

1978

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 2.45am on 23 June 1978 Sergeant Walton was a passenger in a Police vehicle travelling along Carlingford Road Carlingford. A vehicle approaching in the opposite direction drove onto the incorrect side of the roadway forcing the Police vehicle off the road where it collided with a parked horse float. Detective Sergeant Walton was killed instantly. The Sergeant was born in 1941 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 15 August 1960. At the time of his death he was attached to the Armed Holdup Squad.

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