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Tim Franklin – 07.04.2021

It is with very much sadness that we inform you of the passing of Tim Franklin on 7th April 2021. Tim was 64 years of age, and passed away in Southmead Hospital after a short illness. Tim served on White

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Graham Parker – 18.02.2021

It is with much sadness we have received notification of the death of pensioner Graham Parker who passed away on 18.02.2021 aged 86 years. He retired in April 1989 from Weston super Mare fire station. He was well respected by

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Graham Parker – 18.02.2021

It is with much sadness we have received notification of the death of pensioner Graham Parker who passed away on 18.02.2021.Graham served at Weston Super Mare and retired from the Service in April 1989. A letter of condolence will be

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Dave Amesbury – 07.02.2021

It is with much sadness that we have received notification of the death of Dave (Amer) Amesbury who passed away on the 7th February 2021, having bravely fought a battle with cancer. He retired in January 1999, having served at

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In Memoriam Book 1906 to 1996

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Pete Dobson – 08.01.2021

Pete Dobson passed away 8th January 2021 aged, 78 years following a battle with cancer. Pete started his career at Trowbridge Fire Station, transferred to Avon Fire Brigade at Bath Fire Station, finishing up at A7 Yate. Funeral Service Friday

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Dave Nock – 19.12.2020

Dave Nock passed away on 19th December. Dave was a former retained Firefighter at Weston – Super- Mare Funeral Service Monday 18th January 13.30 Weston Crematorium.

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Steve Shipway – 18.12.2020

It is with great sadness we have received notification of the death of Steve Shipway who passed away on Friday 18 December following a long illness. Steve was 65 years of age and retired from the Service 10 years ago

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William ‘Bill’ Robson – 27.09.2020

Bill Robson aged 86 passed peacefully away on 27th September 2020. he leaves a wife Shelia and two adult children. A colleague recalls….. I served with him at Bedminster for many years. (not sure if he was based anywhere else)

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What’s in a Nickname?

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