Monthly Archives: April 2014

Trevor Osborne – 08.03.2014

Trevor Osborne was born on 8th May 1933. He was the eldest of three sons and owing to his fathers early death took on the role of the family bread winner. Before joining the Somerset Fire Brigade Trevor was a

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David Jenkins – 04.03.2014

Location: Bristol Fire Brigade. Position: Wholetime Firefighter. David joined the Bristol Fire Brigade and served at Avonmouth later transferring to Southmead Fire Station, from where he retired in September 1982

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Warren King – 30.01.2014

Location: Gloucestershire. Warren served in the Gloucestershire Fire Brigade based at South Division Headquarters in the early 1970’s and was in charge of Pilning, Patchway, Kingswood and Yate Fire Stations, transferring the Avon Fire Brigade in 1974. He later transferred

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Peter Summers – 20.12.2013

Location: Somerset FB. Position: Wholetime Firefighter. Pete joined the Retained Service in the 1960’s at Frome,Somerset. In 1970 he had the opportunity to join the Wholetime service and went to Reigate for training. During his service with Somerset/Avon Fire Brigade

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Malcolm (Mac) Aston – 01.12.2013

Location: Bristol Fire Brigade. Position: Sub Officer Mac joined the Bristol Fire Brigade and spent most of his service at Speedwell Fire Station, until he was transferred to the Training Department, Driving Instructor for many years. Mac was a well

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Derek Harris – 11.11.2013

Location: Gloucestershire Fire Brigade. Position: Whole-time Firefighter. Derek joined the Gloucestershire Fire Brigade in 1966, and subsequently the Avon Fire Brigade on Local Government Re organisation in 1974, serving as a member of White Watch at Patchway Fire Station, contributing

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Reginald (Reg) Andrews – 20.10.2013

Location: Bristol Fire Brigade Position: Wholetime Station Officer Reg served in the Bristol Fire Brigade prior to his retirement in September 1983, serving as Officer in Charge of A2 Southmead and later ‘A’ Division Fire Prevention.

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Danny Gee – 14.06.2013

Location: Bristol Fire Brigade Danny served in the Bristol Fire Brigade retiring in 1976

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Bob Bennett – 10.05.2013

Location: Bristol Fire Brigade Position: Wholetime Fireman Bob joined the Bristol Fire Brigade as a Wholetime Fireman retiring in 1686. He spent many years as a Hydrant Inspector.

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Phil Haskins – 24.06.2013

Location: Avon Fire Brigade Position: Wholetime Station Officer Phil spent most of his service at Weston-Super-Mare fire station. He dedicated his life to raising money for many charities including many thousands of pounds for Firefighters Charity (formerly Fire Services National

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