The following publications are based on original research and
have been made available to view and download free of charge by
kind permission of Geof Cooper, an ex-Kent firefighter and fire
service historian for over 20 years.
Roll of Honour 1899 to 1990
The names of the firemen and firewomen of Kent's pre-war fire
brigades, 30 Fire Force National Fire Service, the 'Kent' stations
of the adjoining 31 and 37 Fire Forces and the post war Kent Fire
Brigade who died as a consequence of their duty.
Honours and Rewards 1920 to 2007
A list of honours and rewards presented to firefighters for
examples of bravery, dedication to duty and valour in service.
Medals, Awards and Decorations 1890-2009
Details of approximately 4,000 state honours and awards granted
to British firefighters in the last 120 years.
Birchington-On-Sea Fire and Life Brigade Minutes Book
A transcript by Bill Cox of Kent Fire and Rescue Service Museum
of an original book of minutes from Birchington Fire and Life
Brigade, as recorded by Superintendent G. Crouch (Honourary
Secretary) and others.