Newcastle & District Firemen Honour Roll

Location
Constructed by Meldrum and Markey

Key Information

Memorial Name
Newcastle & District Firemen Honour Roll
Address

Union Street, Cooks Hill NSW 2300

Memorial Type
Honour Roll
Conflicts
First World War, 1914–18
Accessibility
Public

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Contributors

Ian Grimwood AFSM

NSW Fire Brigades - Contributor 7188 Ian Grimwood AFSM

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R Foster and L West were decorated with the Distinguished Conduct Medal for Gallantry.


R Foster - DCM Recommendation: For continuous good work and devotion

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Bert Garnet Redding

Appointed to the West Maitland Volunteer Brigade, 15th September 1914

Resigned for "Military Service" 30th September 1915

 

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Robert Thomas Reginald Foster

Born: 1888, Rous, NSW. Occupation: Grocer

Appointed to the Boolaroo Volunteer Brigade 15th August 1910. Resigned 30th April

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Born: 1887, Newcastle, NSW

Occupation: Carter. Wife: Lily. 

Appointed to the Wickham Volunteer Brigade, 1st March 1910. Resigned 31st July 1915.

George

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Born: 1889, Sheffield, UK. Occupation: Machinist

Appointed to the Merewether Volunteer Brigade 1st January 1913. Resigned 31st July 1915

Enlisted: 18th

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Leslie James West.

Born: 1890 at Kempsey, NSW. Occupation: Storekeeper

Appointed to the Merewether Volunteer Brigade 15th June 1913. Resigned for "Active

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