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‘Fire Brigades’: Expeditionary Operations, 1945–1956

WRACK, Matt (born 1962), General Secretary, Fire Brigades Union, since 2005

JAMESON, John (1946 - 2006), Firemaster, Strathclyde Fire Brigade, 1991–2000

FIRTH, Charles (Henry) (1836 - 1910), DL; President, Fire Brigades Association

TAYLOR, Frank (1915 - 1999), fire consultant; Chief Fire Officer, Merseyside County Fire Brigade, 1974–76, retired

praefe'ctus vi'gilum (‘prefect of the fire-brigade’)

BABINGTON, William (1916 - 1998), Chief Officer, Kent County Fire Brigade, 1966–76, retired

MILNER, Joseph (1922 - 2007), Chief Officer of the London Fire Brigade, 1970–76

LEETE, Leslie William Thomas (1909 - 1976), Chief Officer of the London Fire Brigade, 1962–70

SWEENEY, Brian Philip (born 1961), Chief Officer/Chief Executive, Strathclyde Fire & Rescue (formerly Strathclyde Fire Brigade), 2004–13

DOBSON, Ronald James (born 1959), Commissioner for Fire and Emergency Planning, London Fire Brigade, 2007–15

ROBINSON, Brian Gordon (born 1947), Commissioner for Fire and Emergency Planning (formerly Chief Officer, then Chief Fire Officer and Chief Executive), London Fire Brigade, 1991–2003

BRUCE, Dr Francis Rosslyn Courtenay (1871 - 1956), Rector of Herstmonceux, Sussex, since 1923; Chaplain of The Royal Horse Artillery; Chaplain Nat. Fire Brigade, Southern District

R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte Fire Brigades Union [1995] 2 AC 513, House of Lords

DELVE, Frederick (William) (1902 - 1995), Chief Officer, London Fire Brigade, 1948–62, retired; Hon. President, Securicor plc, since 1985 (Director and Vice-Chairman, 1962–82, Vice-President, 1982–85)

Russell, Arthur Oliver Villiers (1869 - 1935), Colonel Special Reserve, 1919; Provincial Grand Master Bedfordshire since 1890; late District Grand Master of Madras Freemasons; Pro Grand Master of Grand Lodge of Freemasons of England, 1908; President London Rowing Club; Chairman, Bedfordshire County Council; President, National Fire Brigades Association

MAITLAND, Adam (1885 - 1949), late Chairman of Directors, The Pall Mall Gazette and Globe; Chairman of the Berry Hill Collieries, Ltd, and of the Berry Hill Brickworks, Ltd; Director of the London Board of the Royal Exchange Assurance; MP (C) Faversham Division, 1928–45; JP Henley-on-Thames; Chairman of Departmental Committee on Costs and Maintenance of Hospitals, Sanatoria and other Municipal Buildings; Member of Joint Select Committee on Water Resources of the Country; Committee Chairman, House of Commons; Member of Select Committee on National Expenditure; Former Member of Surrey County Council and Vice-Chairman, Coulsdon and Purley Urban District Council; Vice-President, Association of Municipal Corporations; Vice-President, National Association of Building Societies; President National Fire Brigades’ Association


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Were formed as a response to the dangers of fire in urban areas. In 1711 the lord mayor of Dublin ordered £6 annually to be paid to one John Oates ...

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