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K4 breaks down on way to Alf Porkett’s funeral

Everything was prepared – a test run last weekend, adequate petrol, black ribbon, tunics, choice of cap or helmet, belts and axes, boots cleaned, wet legs sorted – all ready. I set off this morning for Wilford Hill Crematorium, and … Continue reading

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NFS invited to the funeral of Alf Porkett

We have been invited to a funeral next Thursday, to represent the National Fire Service, with the Turntable Ladder. Alf joined the Police Fire Brigade in Nottingham City in the 1930s and served throughout World War 2. He was taken … Continue reading

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