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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade Wangaratta, Victoria

Fire station

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26 Handley Street Wangaratta Victoria 3677 (map)
phone
+61 03 5721 2486

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Opening Hours

By appointment only.

Entry Fee

Free entry.

Location

26 Handley Street Wangaratta Victoria

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Elaine Feaver

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Elaine Feaver was married to Barry Feaver (a permanent station officer) who had children Craig and Sharon - they lived in one of the flats behind the Ely St station. Was a member of the ladies auxiliary from 1964 - 1968.

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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peter bell
joe grenfell

2X black and white photograph

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.1 photgraph of Peter Bell operating the pump at the rear of fire truck .2: Joe grenfell, Peter Bell,???(person kneeling) at rear of pumper

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Barrie Sanders

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benalla areodrome

3 color photographs

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Gliding Championships Benalla Aerodrome Jan. 1987

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diagonal across left corner(.1) Gliding Championships Benalla Aerodrome Jan. 1987 centre right 219199

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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valchem
gas suit
hazmat
1970

Black and white photograph. 2 photographs varying in angle.

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A person in an old CRE3 gas suit (fully encapsulated suit with an external breathing apparatus), doing hazmat (hazardous materials) training at Valchem during the 1970s.

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front cover

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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2 Junior running team members - holding a trophy and plaque. Standing at side of fire truck

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mva
1996

color photograph

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26 Dec 96 M.V.A @ Hume F/W North Wang

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(top left) 26 Dec 96 M.V.A @ Hume F/W North Wang

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training
ely st

4 photographs

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.1: training - out the front of Ely st fire station .2: training - on roof af Ely st fire station .3: ???, Barrie sanders - spyaying fire hose of rear of Ely st fire station roof .4: training - gas bottle flare fire

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Keith Wise

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph - marching team at Swanhill

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marching team
swanhill

A black and white photograph of the Marching Team at Swanhill Championships 1974.

Historical information

Showing the participates of the Discipline March at the State Championships held at Swanhill in 1974. All the marchers were members of the Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade. Steven Brown is the son of Les Brown. Les Brown passed away in 2011. Peter Graham and Tom Philp went on to be long serving members of the Brigade. John Briese also was a long serving member who moved to Melbourne around 1995.

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Left to Right: Ian Moscrop, Tom Philp, John Spence, Peter Graham, Steven Brown, Les Brown, John Plecter, G Robinson, Bill Forge. Leader: John Briese Swanhill 1974

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cyril davidson
ely st

black and white photograph

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photograph of Cyril Davidson in meeting room of ly St fire station

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Cyril Davidson

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph - social night

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ely st
mark brown
barrie sanders

Black and white Photograph of brigade members preparing for a social night.

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Black and white Photograph of brigade members L-R: __?__, __?__, __?__, Mark Brown, Barrie Sanders.) blowing up balloons around the table tennis table while preparing for a social night. Photo taken in the engine bay of the Ely St fire station.

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social event - top left

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framed certificate

blue and white certificate in medium brown framed that has a very narrow gold line on the inner sides.

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Yarrawonga weir-Lake Mulwala Golden Anniversary Participation certificate 29/10/89

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Aileen Sanders

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Aileen Sanders married volunteer Barrie Sanders 23/02/1974 and had 2 children - Tara and Wade (who both members of the juniors and Tara was also in the seniors). Became a member of the 'ladies auxiliary' 28 February 1975 and was President 1981 - 1984, 1989 - 1990, (catering officer 1980 - 1986). Aileen became involved with juniors when Barrie was coach and is active within the community with the Netball Association from 1971 - , Rotary from 2009 - , meals on wheels

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta