Peter Wilson sadly died on Saturday August 26, 2006 at the age of 79. He died at Church Farm Nursing Home in Nottinghamshire after a long illness.

His Funeral Service was held recently.

Prior to his Fire Service career, Peter served in the Royal Navy from 1944 to 1948 and also the Army Fire Service between 1948 and 1961.

Following military service he joined Dorset Fire Brigade in 1961 and subsequently held posts in South Shields and Manchester Fire Brigades, before joining the instructing staff at the Fire Service College in 1967. He was primarily engaged in fire safety training there but also undertook other training duties including that of Auxiliary Fire Service personnel

In 1969 he was appointed Senior Staff Officer to the Lanarkshire Fire Brigade following which he held appointments in West Bromwich Fire Brigade, West Midlands Fire Service and South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. …

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