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Auxiliary Fire Service / AFS

Group  From 1938  To 1968

Categories: Emergency Services

The Auxiliary Fire Service was formed in 1938 as part of the Civil Defence Service and was superseded in August 1941 by the National Fire Service. After the war the AFS was reformed alongside the Civil Defence Corps, forming part of the UK's planned emergency response to a nuclear attack. It was disbanded in the UK in 1968.

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Auxiliary Fire Service / AFS

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Canadian WW2 firefighters

{On the floral emblem:} Canada fire fighters. In memory of three members of ...

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Chelsea Firefighters

This plaque is in the same style as others erected by Firemen Remembered, alt...

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Fireman Sidney Alfred Holder

Blitzwalkers give a good description of the incident. The AFS squad sent to ...

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Firemen Randolph & Skinner

This plaque was rededicated to the memory of the two firemen in a ceremony on...

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Firewoman Yvonne Green

AFS, London. In memory of auxiliary firewoman, Yvonne Green, who died near t...

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Auxiliary Fire Service / AFS

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Balham firefighters

The plaque is located behind a high exterior wall which makes it difficult to...

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Beckenham Auxiliary firemen

Those killed at Old Palace School are also commemorated (not by name) on a pl...

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Cubitt Town School air raid

{Beneath the AFS symbol:} In memory of auxiliary firewomen Joan Fanny Bartlet...

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Plaistow Road WW2 air attack

Our colleague Andrew Behan points out the following errors on this plaque: Fi...

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Poplar firemen

AFS London In memory of fifteen members of the Auxiliary Fire Service killed...

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