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Waterfall Bush Fire Memorial
Waterfall Bush Fire Memorial

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Memorial consisting of five crosses commemorates members of the Sutherland Shire Volunteer Bushire Organisation who were tragically killed on the 3rd November 1980. 

In 1980  five members of the Sutherland Shire Volunteer Bushfire Organisation, Station 10, Headquarters Brigade, were killed when their truck was caught in a burn over the Uloola track near Waterfall. They were Steve Crunkhorn, 26; Gregory Rolf, 24; Vernon Stedman, 21; David Marshall, 19; and William Cummings, 21.

Location

Address:Uloola Falls Fire Trail, off McKell Avenue , Waterfall, 2233
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.137917
Long: 151.004556
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Fire

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1980
Front Inscription

(Below crosses)

3-11-1980

(Concrete Slab) 

 IN MEMORY OF
       BUSH
FIRE VOLUNTEERS

Inscription in Proximity

             (plaque 1)

         WITH RESPECT
                  FROM
               KARANGI
       RURAL FIRE BRIGADE
       MID NORTH COAST ZONE

              (plaque 2) 

      HONOURED AND
         REMEMBERED
       BONVILLE RURAL
          FIRE BRIGADE
       MID NORTH COAST
                ZONE

 

 

Source: MA
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