Photos of Chesham Fire Brigade

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    Herbert Lewis in fireman's uniform with granddaughter Marjorie Lewis (born 1910), around 1915. Herbert ran the fishmonger's shop at 11 Market Square with Frederick Lewis in the 1930s. Photograph courtesy of Mary Scott. [image code: e210-04]
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    The funeral of fireman Edwin James Olding on 23rd April 1914. The coffin is carried on the Brigade's manual engine through the Market Square. Olding was a member of the Imperial Yeomanry Volunteer Reserves and was given leave of absence in January 1900 to serve in the Boar War in South Africa. Photograph courtesy of Keith Payne. Chesham Fire Brigade, around 1915. [image code: e221-04]
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    Chesham Fire Brigade, around 1915. Photograph courtesy of Keith Payne. [image code: e221-05]
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    Chesham Fire Brigade around 1915. Captain Barnes is seated centre. James Barnes took over as acting Captain of the Brigade after J. G. Stone retired in 1911. Photograph courtesy of Keith Payne. [image code: e221-06]
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    Chesham Fire Brigade with fire engine registration PP262, around 1915. Photograph courtesy of Keith Payne. [image code: e221-07]
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    Chesham Fire Brigade group photograph, possibly taken in the 1970s. Photograph courtesy of Chesham Fire Station. [image code: e322-01]
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    Chesham Fire Brigade crew and engines, 1964. Back row: Norman Bone, Archie Moore, Albert Cooper, Charlie Millerchip, Stan Lacey, Norman Bandon, Ron Seedwell, Albert Constable, Pete Rogers, John Rance, Ron Darvell. Front row: George Wilkinson, ADO, Wally Lucas, Fred Rogers, Alan Porter. Photograph courtesy of Chesham Fire Station. [image code: e322-02]

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