The Bourne Society Volume 72 - Wartime Fire Service in Caterham

AFS Fire Engine in Queen's Park, Caterham 1942. Cornelius (Con) Sullivan, Top row, second right.
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Volume 72 РAugust 2012


There was an article on TV recently in which they asked for information on any wartime ‘Unsung heroes’. I don’t know about the hero bit, but what I, and my mates, did is certainly unsung, and as far as I know, has not been mentioned anywhere since. We were, as 15/16 year olds, in 1943/44, Fire Service, which later became the National Fire Service. …

Many thanks to Karen Janssens, who spotted her Grandfather, Cornelius Sullivan, in the photo.

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