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Colin Curtis – 10.08.2022

It is with much sadness we have received notification of the death of retired colleague Collin Curtis AKA Jobie, who sadly passed away aged 75 on the 10th August 2022. Colin served as a Sub-Officer at Station 22 Paulton, joining

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John Patrick – 29.06.2022

John Andrew PATRICK, previously of Larkhall and Fairfield Park, passed away on 29th June 2022. He will be missed by his wife Val and children Mary and Andrew. John spent many years as a Station Officer at Bath Fire Station

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Bob Ampstead – 22.04.2022

We have been informed of the sad passing of AF&RS Pensioner Bob Ampstead.  It was very unexpected as Bob went into hospital (Spire) for a knee op and was recovering from that and sadly suffered a heart attack whilst still

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Graham Daniels – 22.03.2022

It is with much sadness we have received notification of the death of AF&RS pensioner Graham Daniels, who sadly passed away on Saturday 26 March 2022. Graham began his service in 1972 at Radstock and served for 25 years. Our

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Chris Myles – 21.03.2022

Dear all It is with much sadness we have received notification of the death of AF&RS pensioner Chris Myles, who sadly passed away on Monday 21st March 2022 aged 82 years of age. Chris began with the Service in 1966 and

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Derek Comerford – 20.02.2022

Derek Comerford aged 72 years, sadly passed away on 20th February 2022. Derek and his wife June were on a cruise when he was taken ill and needed hospitalisation. He was takenm to Bay View Hospital, Barbados where he sadly

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Barry Vowles – 28.01.2022

Dear all It is with much sadness we have received notification of the death of Avon Fire & Rescue Service pensioner Barry Vowles aged 74 years, who passed away suddenly on 28 January 2022. Barry served at Avonmouth, Southmead and

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Fred Lineham – 23.01.2022

It is with much sadness we have received notification of the death of Fred Linehan retired Station Officer from A6 Thornbury who passed away on the 23rd January at Southmead hospital following a long illness. Fred joined the Service in

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Marion Muir – 06.01.2022

It is with much sadness we have received notification of the death of Marion Muir on the 6th January 2022. Marion started with the County of Avon Fire Brigade in April 1985 in Registry and then went into the Finance

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Tom Edwards – 01.01.2022

Tom Edwards passed away on 1st January 2022 and his cremation followed on the 4th January. Tom joined the original Community Fire Safety Team which developed the early Home Fire Safety Visits that we take for granted as being part

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