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500 years of service at Marong

  • Marong Fire Brigade award recipients
  • L-R: ACO Gavin Thompson, Marong FB Chairman Peter Bourchier, Marong FB Captain Tim Scott, EMV Commissioner Craig Lapsley
  • Bill Shay receiving his 55 Year CFA Honorary Life Membership from ACO Gavin Thompson

By: CFA News

Category: Honours & Awards

  11.46 AM 5 December, 2016


Location: District 2 News, General

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On Saturday 26 November 2016, Marong Fire Brigade (District 2) celebrated a huge milestone. The Brigade was recognised for over 500 years of combined service to CFA with various awards being presented to members.

By Col Herbert, Marong Fire Brigade firefighter and MC for the day

On Saturday 26 November 2016, Marong Fire Brigade (D02) celebrated a huge milestone. The Brigade was recognised for over 500 years of combined service to CFA with various awards being presented to members.

Emergency Management Commissioner Craig Lapsley, ACO Gavin Thompson and Operations Officer Bruce Quarrier presented National Medals and National Emergency Medals.

VFBV Board Member Samantha Rothman presented Gold Star Awards.

The weather was perfect and around 200 people attended.

CFA Service Awards recipents                                                

  • 5 Year: Emily Murdoch, Michael Scanlon, Jesse Thorpe
  • 15 Year: Rodney Malone, Wayne Hirst, Grant Langley, Jodie Malone
  • 20 Year: Nathan Malone, Janet Scott
  • 25 Year: Richard Farrell
  • 35 Year: Tim Scott
  • 45 Year: Kevin Egan
  • 55 Year: Bill Shay

CFA Honorary Life Members

  • Rodney Jackson, Mark McKeown, Alex Malone, Gary Parlby
  • Bill Shay CFA HLM Certificate and HLM 55 Year Medal

National Medals & Clasps

Will Lewis, Alex Malone, Harold Malone, Graham Morris, John Scott, Tim Scott, Michael Shay, Bill Shay, Larry Weston, Mark McKeown, Gary Parlby, Peter Bourchier, John Purdy, Rod Jackson

National Emergency Medals

Rick Farrell, Jacqueline Gildea, Rodney Jackson, Grant Langley, Harold Malone, Graham Morris, Gary Parlby, Richard Plowright, Tim Scott, Michael Shay, Larry Weston, Don Worthington

VFBV Gold Star

Gary Parlby, Bill Shay

Marong Fire Brigade Life Memberships

Kevin Egan, John Scott, Allan Steel, Bob Hunt, Ray Bell, Col Rennie, Roland McKinnon

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