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Fireman Richard Beacon

The Firefighters Memorial Trust In Memoriam Book
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Brigade: AFS - Beckenham

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Memorial Tribute by: Firefighters Memorial Trust

Date added: 10 Mar 2016

Brigade: AFS - Beckenham

Died: 16 April 1941

Age: 27

Location Died: Courts Down Road, corner of Wickham Road, Beckenham, Kent

Cause of Death: Due to injuries caused by enemy action

Current Fire Authority: Kent

Fireman C Taylor awarded George Medal for his attempts to rescue other crew members. Beckenham Fire Station. Fragments of bomb that exploded close to towing vehicle pierced the petrol tank and enveloped the vehicle in flames.
Firemen R Beacon, D Chalmers and S Hudders also killed.

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