Group    From /8/1941  To 1948

National Fire Service / NFS

Categories: Armed Forces

Nationwide fire service created during WW2 from the amalgamation of the wartime Auxiliary Fire Service and the many local authority fire brigades. After the war it was split into brigades again under local authority control.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
National Fire Service / NFS

Commemorated ati

Old Palace School - WW2 bomb

The Beckenham firemen are also commemorated, and listed by name, on a plaque ...

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Lieutenant Edmund William Baldwyn Childe-Pemberton

Lieutenant Edmund William Baldwyn Childe-Pemberton

Edmund William Baldwyn Childe-Pemberton was born on 21 July 1895 in London, the elder son of William Shakespeare Childe Pemberton (1857-1924) and Lady Constance Lucy Violet Childe-Pemberton née Bli...

Person, Armed Forces, France

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
Royal Naval Air Service

Royal Naval Air Service

We can't find a date for when this was first formed; it seems to have come into existence gradually.  The use of aircraft for military and naval purposes was first discussed officially in 1908.  Tw...

Group, Armed Forces, Aviation

2 memorials
Caesar's Camp

Caesar's Camp

Iron-age fort, established circa 250 BC. Although Roman artefacts have been found at the site, any connection with Caesar (Julius or otherwise) is purely fanciful. Nothing tangible of the fort rema...

Place, Armed Forces, Romans

2 memorials
George Thomas Dorrell, VC

George Thomas Dorrell, VC

Soldier. Born George Thomas Dorrell in Paddington. Wikipedia informs that he joined the army at the age of fifteen and first served in the Second Boer War. On 1st September 1914, at Néry, France, d...

Person, Armed Forces, Belgium, France, India, South Africa

War served, WW1
2 memorials