Constable

Robert Lindon WORLAND

YEAR OF DEATH

1971

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 11.30 a.m. Saturday 9 October 1971 Constable Worland was driving along Eltrick Road Heywood when he lost control of his car and crashed. Both Worland and two of his passengers were critically injured and all died some time later at the Portland Hospital. The other deceased persons were Worland’s wife June and Mrs. Sue Benbow the widow of the late Constable William Benbow. Worland had been off duty at the time and the country trip was one of numerous outings the Richmond Police organised for Mrs. Benbow after her husband’s death.

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