Irwin Lester Eggins was born circa 1902 in Grafton, New South Wales, Australia to Henry Thomas Albert Eggins (1867-1946) and Rosina Alice Inmon (1880-1944) and died 15 January 1954 Caboolture, Queensland, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Catherine Myfanwy Clark (bef1929-aft1953) 26 June 1929 in Queensland, Australia.

He was a police constable in Cooktown from 1932 to 1934


Offspring of Irwin Lester Eggins and Catherine Myfanwy Clark (bef1929-aft1953)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Morgan Irwin Eggins (-c1937)
Llynn Catherine Eggins (-c1948)


Sergeant Irwin Lester Eggins, officer in charge of the Caboolture Police Station, who had been in poor health of late, collapsed and died on Friday last. He was born on the Clarence River (N.S.W.) 51 years ago, and joined the Queensland Police Force at Roma Street. He served at Cairns, Cooktown, Cribb Island, in the Brisbane Water Police, Tewantin, Ipswich, Booval, Warwick and Toowoomba, and also as relieving officer at Oakey, Chinchilla, and Texas. The late Sergeant Eggins married a sister of Inspector N. G. Clark, of the Valley, Brisbane, who survives him, also four sons and two daughters. Deceased is a relative of Mr. W. English, of Howard Street, Nambour.

Nambour Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser, 22 January 1954, page 10

Footnotes (including sources)

Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 22148/1902
₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 1929/C2480
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 1954/B200
§ Remains
  • EGGINS.—The Relatives and Friends of Mrs. C. N. Eggins, Mr. and Mrs. A. Cameron (Wombye), Mrs. F. Cameron (Barron Pocket, Calen), Mr. and Mrs. G. Myers (Essendon), Mr. and Mrs. D. Power (Imbil), Mr. and Mrs. W. Goostrey (Imbil), Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Eggins (Paddington), and Families, Mr. A. T. Eggins (Newstead), and Mr. M. W. Eggins (South Brisbane), are invited to attend the Funeral of her beloved Husband, their Father, Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle, Irwin Lester Eggins, Sergeant of Police, Caboolture, to move from Alex Gow's Funeral Chapel, Petrie Bight, on Monday morning at 11.30 o'clock, for the Crematorium, Mt Thompson. Service 11.15 a.m.
  • EGGINS.—The Relatives and Friends of Inspector and Mrs. A. B. Clark, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Clark, Mr. and Mrs. K. Clark, Detective and Mrs. M. F. Clark, Mr. and Mrs. H. Clark, Mr. and Mrs. C. Barrett and Families, are invited to attend the Funeral of their beloved Brother-in-law and Uncle, Irwin Lester Eggins, to move from Alex Gow's Funeral Cahpel as above notice.
The Courier-Mail, 16 January 1954, page 20

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