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Sub Officer Valentine George Sinden

The Firefighters Memorial Trust In Memoriam Book

Brigade: London

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Memorial Tribute by: Firefighters Memorial Trust

Date added: 11 Mar 2016

Brigade: London

Date Injured: 18 September 1925

Location Injured: Byrom House, Finsbury Street, London

Died: 18 September 1925

Age: 36

Location Died: St Bartholomews Hospital

Cause of Death: Injuries following electrical shock at fire incident

Current Fire Authority: London

Brass helmet in contact with hanging live electrical wiring. This led the inquest jury to recommennd that the London Fire Brigade move away from the use of brass helmets - this did not happen for some years.

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