Yearly Archives: 2016

Wilfred (Dot) Ham – 20.12.2016

Wilfred (Dot) Ham passed away on 20th December 2016 aged 88 years. Wilfred joined the Bath Fire Brigade in 1951 retiring from the County of Avon Fire Brigade in 1982, he served with distinction in the many roles held. Rising

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Winifred Tribe 1914 – 1997

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Monty Britton 1929

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New Temple Fire Station Opens

The brand new Fire Station at Temple Back became operational on Monday 7th November 2016 at 0800 hrs.

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Wally Mead – 28.09.2016

Walter James (known only as Wally) Mead passed away on 28th September 2016 aged 83, at Southmead Hospital. His funeral will be held at the Waterside Chapel, Westerleigh Crematorium, on Thursday 20th October at 11.45am and afterwards at the Fleur-de-Lys

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Ben Probert – 14.08.2016

Ben Probert passed away on the 14th August 2016 aged 86 years. Ben joined the Bristol Fire Brigade with his brother Richard Probert, in 1958 & both went on Training school a Speedwell  under D O Osborne & Sub O

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Aubrey Fudge – 11.09.2016

Aubrey Fudge who died on 11th September 2016, aged 80 years. His funeral will take place tomorrow (28th September 2016) at 11:00hrs South Bristol Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations to Prostate Cancer Research c/o Arthur E. Davey & Sons, 82

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Hicks Gate Official Opening

HRH Prince Richard of Gloucester opens the new Hicks Gate Fire Station. hicks-gate-official-opening

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Noel Hackfoort – 12.09.2016

William ‘Taffy’ Hackfoort 1921-2016 (click for full story) Noel “Taffy” Hackfoort passed away Monday 12th September 2016. Noel Hackfoort was aged fifteen when he joined the Merchant Navy and later spent six years with the Royal Air Force, before transferring

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Roger Stanley – 24.05.2016

Roger Stanley passed away on the 24th May 2016, aged 72 years following a short illness. Roger served at Brislington Fire Station until he retired from the County of Avon Fire Brigade in 1978. His funeral was held at South

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