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Tony Jackson – 17.12.2019

It is with very much regret to learn that Tony Jackson passed away on Tuesday 17th December 2019, following a battle with cancer. A private family funeral took place on 6th January in Cornwall.

Posted in In Memoriam

Graham Box – 18.11.2019

It is with much sadness that I wish to inform you of the death of 82 year old former Leading Fireman Graham Box, who passed away on Monday 18th November 2019. Graham Joined Gloucestershire Fire Service at station 19 Patchway

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Role to Rank – London Fire Brigade 2019

An article by Roger (Rip) Smith Role to Rank

Posted in Miscellaneous articles

48 Booklets (Various)

A collection of 48 magazines dating back to the early 1940’s Opening of HQ 1973, Southmead Fire Station, Fire  Fiesta, History of Banwell Fire Station, Football Club, Firewomen magazines, The Jet, and many others. Annual Drill Competition (1966) Banwell Volunteer

Posted in Avon Magazines

County of Avon Fire Brigade 1974 – 1988

1974 Avon Link 1976 August Sport Social Welfare News 1977 August Sport & Social News 1977 June Sport & Social News 1978 April Sport & Social News 1978 December Sport & Social News 1978 March Sport & Social News 1978

Posted in Avon Magazines

Avon Fire Brigade 1989 – 2005

1989 Summer Avon Fire Brigade 1989 Winter Avon Fire Brigade 1990 Winter Avon Fire Brigade 1991 Winter Avon Fire Brigade 1992 Summer Avon Fire Brigade 1993 Autumn Avon Fire Brigade 1995 Autumn-Winter Avon Fire Brigade 1995 Spring-Summer Avon Fire Brigade

Posted in Avon Magazines

Peter Shilton – 08.10.2019

It is with much sadness that we wish to inform you of the death of former Senior Divisional Officer Peter Shilton aged 73, on the 8th October 2019. Peter’s funeral will take place at St James church in Tytherington, South

Posted in In Memoriam

Sandy Powell – Memories

Sandy Powell – Memories

Posted in Miscellaneous articles

Jim Hopes 12.09.2019

It is with much sadness that we have received notification of the death of James (Jim) Hopes, aged 66 years, ex Speedwell Fire Station who passed away on Thursday 12th September following  a long illness.  His wife passed away a

Posted in In Memoriam

Frank Wilton – Western Daily 2019

F WILTON Paper Cutting

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