Alan Joined the Bristol Fire Brigade and served at Bridewell, Southmead and Temple fire stations, serving in the rank of Sub Officer. He was an active and staunch supporter of the Fire Brigades Union, progressing through the Union offices from Brigade and Regional Committee member, finally, to a full-time official of the FBU. Alan left the Brigade to work as a National Officer in the FBU at his retirement gathering in April 1985 over 300 members of the Brigade and their families attended which reflected the affection shown for the work he had done.
The funeral will be held on Tuesday 3rd April at 2.45 PM. Randalls Park Crematorium, Randalls Road, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 0AG.
A letter of condolence will be sent to his wife Carol and family.