Sergeant 2nd Class

Ramsay DOBBIE

YEAR OF DEATH

1917

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

The Sergeant suffered serious internal injuries while trying to apprehend the offender McClennan at Ulmarra. He had been called to a complaint of Unseemly Words involving an intoxicated male. As the Sergeant approached the offender whom he found sitting in a sulky the offender whipped the horses into a gallop. The Sergeant caught hold of the sulky and climbed aboard however the offender quickly jumped clear. As the conveyance rounded a corner it collided with a pole throwing the Sergeant to the ground causing severe internal injuries. He died a short time later. The Sergeant was born in 1870 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 4 February 1895. At the time of his death he was stationed at Ulmarra.

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