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Richard Beacon

Richard Beacon

Richard Beacon was born on 19 February 1914, the eldest of the three children of Richard Beacon (1893-1958) and Florence Maria Winifred Beacon née Taylor (1896-1983). His birth was registered in Fa...

Person, Emergency Services, Tragedy

1 memorial

Ernest R. Beadle

Ernest R. Beadle

Auxiliary Fireman Ernest Reginald Beadle was born on 26 November 1908 in Anerley, Surrey, the son of Ernest Albert Beadle (1879-1942) and Annie Beadle née Penberthy (b.1881). In the 1911 census he ...

Person, Emergency Services, Tragedy

1 memorial

Keith Blakelock

Keith Blakelock

Beaten and stabbed to death by a mob during large scale rioting. Posthumously awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal. From an article in the Guardian: Constables Blakelock and Coombes were attacked ...

Person, Emergency Services, Tragedy

1 memorial

Kenneth J. Bowles

Kenneth J. Bowles

Auxiliary Fireman Kenneth John Bowles was born on 15 October 1910 in Beckenham, Kent, the second son of Alfred Edward Bowles (b.1879) and Minnie Bowles née Bear (1877-1946). The 1911 census shows h...

Person, Emergency Services, Tragedy

1 memorial

James Braidwood

James Braidwood

Firefighter. Born Edinburgh where he formed the world's first municipal fire brigade. In 1832 he became the first Superintendent of the London Fire Engine Establishment, the precursor to the London...

Person, Emergency Services, Tragedy, Scotland

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