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Vancouver Fire Department - First Aid Team

Item is a photograph portrait of the Vancouver Fire Department's first aid team, winners of Daily Province and City Shields, 1931. The identified individuals are (standing, left to right): Capt. J. Anderson (Instructor), L. Leavy, T. Anderson (Capt.), Chief Thompson, and (seated, left to right) J. Ettinger, W. Bailey (Patient), W. Barrett.

Funeral cortege of three firemen killed on duty

Item is a photograph of a funeral procession for Cpt. E. William Barnett, firefighter Reg Hill, and Lt. James Hunt, the three firefighters killed during the McMaster Building fire. The procession is on W Georgia Street outside Christ Church Cathedral. The coffins of the three firefighters, draped with the union jack, have been placed on top of a covered ladder truck and are flanked by bearers on top of the truck and along the sides. A crowd of mourners can be seen on the sidewalk outside the cathedral.

Funeral cortege of three firemen killed on duty, loading the coffins

Item is a photograph of a funeral procession for Cpt. E. William Barnett, firefighter Reg Hill, and Lt. James Hunt, the three firefighters killed during the McMaster Building fire. The procession is on W Georgia Street outside Christ Church Cathedral. The coffins of the three firefighters, draped with the union jack, are in the process of being ceremonially placed on top of a covered ladder truck and are flanked by bearers on top of the truck and along the sides. Crowds of mourners fill the sidewalks, officials stand by the sides, and a marching band can be seen playing.

Champion Hose Team of B.C.

Item is a photograph portrait of the firefighters of the 1887 B.C. champion hose team. The individuals in the photograph are (left to right): Back row: J. Moran, W. Hamilton, R. Rutherford, D. Biggar. Middle row: Hugh Campbell, J. Taylor, J. McDonald, J. McKenzie, W. H. Saunders. Front: Captain J. A. Mateer.