1956

09Aug

Glen, John Thomas

Constable, 11068

At about 7.15 p.m. on Saturday, 4th August 1956, Constable Glen was riding a police motor cycle, north along Melbourne Road, Corio, when he collided with a south bound motor car and was fatally injured. He died at Geelong Hospital at 9.25 on 9th August 1956.

16May

Harnetty, William Joseph

Constable, 9554

On Wednesday, 16th May 1956, Constable Harnetty and three other men were rescuing sheep threatened by rising flood waters in the Deep Creek area, near Carisbrook, when their boat caught on a tree and capsized. Although his companions managed to reach safety Harnetty was swept away in the flood waters and drowned.

04Dec

Rees, Leonard William

Constable, 11068

At about 2.10 a.m. on Tuesday, 4th December 1956, Constable Rees was riding a police motor cycle east in High Street, Glen Iris, when he collided with the rear of an east bound motor car and was killed instantly.