1976

25Feb

Hodge, John Henry

Detective Sergeant, 11709

In the early hours of Wednesday, 25th February 1976, Detective Sergeant Hodge was returning to his office after having performing 'observation' duty on suspected criminals in the Drouin area, when his car ran off the road, went down an embankment and overturned. Although the accident occurred on the Princes Highway just east of Drouin, he was not located for a considerable time and was dead when help arrived.

03Mar

Laube, Kevin John

Senior Constable, 14707

At about 4.50 p.m. on Wednesday, 3rd March 1976, Senior Constable Laube was performing a motor cycle patrol north along Coolart Road, Somerville, when he collided with a motor car which had pulled out into his path from Eramosa Road. He received fatal injuries and died at the accident scene