Monthly Archives: April 2014

John Church – 06.04.2013

Location: Bristol Fire Brigade Position: Fireman John joined the Bristol Fire Brigade serving at Bridewell station, where he was popular amongst his workmates. He enjoyed sport and for several years was Goalkeeper for the Brigade football team. Unfortunately, he had

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Percival (Percy) Cox – 27.04.2013

Location: Bristol Fire Brigade Position: Coxswain Percy joined the Bristol Fire Brigade in 1943 from the armed services. He was a very well liked person with great experience, spending most of his service at Bridewell station close to the city

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Roy Gummer – 20.02.2013

Position: Wholetime Station Officer. Location: Weston-Super-Mare Fire Safety Office. Roy joined the National Fire Service in 1947  from the armed services, he was moved around several fire stations in Somerset due to his practical qualifications and experience receiving his first

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Raymond Underhay – 05.02.2013

Ray retired as an A.D.O. He was a long standing member of the Avon Fire Brigade First Aid team, which ranked as one of the top teams in the country at that time. Ray captained the team three of the

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