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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.

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.

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.

Fire station #2, personnel group portrait

Item is a copy negative of a photograph of fire station #2 personnel. (From left to right.) Top row: Syd Burgess, unknown, unknown. Middle row: unknown, unknown, Jack Fitzpatrick, Bill Plumbstell, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, C.C. McLennan. Seated: Chris Barker, unknown, Tom Botterell, J. Loftus Copt, Fire Chief Carlisle, Deputy Fire Chief Thompson, C. Jewett, Tom Burke, Andy Gill, unknown (Maybe T. Moffatt), R.M. Hare, A. Johnston, A. Watson, R. Forsyth, Alex McDonald, R. Allison, N. Henderson, T. McInnis, C. Westover, G. Dunlap, H. Walpole.

One of the first motor hose wagons at city hall

Item is a copy negative of a photograph of one of the first motor hose wagons at city hall, 425 Westminster Ave. (Main Street) Vancouver, B.C., with fire chief Carlisle behind drive and Capt. E.D. Mitchell on right between wheels.

Group of fire officials just north of #2 fire hall

Item is a copy negative of a photograph of a group of city of Vancouver fire officials just north of #2 fire hall on Seymour street. Left to right. Top row: Capt. Jas. McInnes, unknown, Chris Barker, Syd Burgess. Middle: Ed Keating, unknown, unknown. Front: unknown, Richard Frost, unknown, Thomas Bottrell.

Group of fire officials in 1896

Item is a copy negative of a photograph of a group of fire officials in 1896, middle of 700 block, Seymour street on east side, Vancouver (B.C), hose wagon in background. Front row (left to right): Capt. Wm. McPhie, Chief Carlisle, and steam engineer John Cooper. Back row (left to right): C. W. Thompson, Jas. McInnis, Chris Barker, W. Geo. McDonald, and Andy Gill.

Firehall auto brigade, Vancouver, B.C.

Item is a copy negative of a photograph of the fire hall auto brigade, Vancouver (B.C.), showing manned equipment, at #1 station on the southwest corner of Gore ave. on Cordova. Picured are a 1908 Amaskeag self-propelled steam pump, chemical and hose wagons, and an 85’ aerial ladder. Deputy Chief Chas. Thompson is identified in front of the Amaskeag steam pump (left).