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Steve Angell – 12.06.2021

Steve Angell sadly passed away on 12th June 2021 following a tragic accident. Steve joined the Service in May 1988 with Bath On Call, where he has remained throughout his career and is a well-respected and valued member of the

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Raymond Allen – 04.06.2021

Ray Allen passed away on 4th June 2021 aged 99 years and eight months. Ray joined the Bristol Fire Brigade in 1948 serving initially at Bridwell Fire Station, moving onto Ashton Drive and finally to Avonmouth from where he retired

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Derek Summer – 02.06.2021

Derek Summers aged 84, sadly passed away on 2nd June 2021 A former colleague wrote: I was lucky to serve with him for four years on White Watch B6 Speedwell. He was one of the finest practical Firemen I ever

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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 joined the County

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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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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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About In Memoriam
The information contained within the list of Obituaries below, has been compiled from several different sources associated with the Fire Services that have, and currently exist within the former County of Avon area.

Any errors or omissions should be notified to Our Secretary

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