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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.

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.