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The plaque commemorates Captain R. R. Fischer for his service with the Nhill fire brigade. He succeeded Captain George Lewis as captain in 1920. 

On behalf of the officers and men of the Nhill Fire Brigade, Mr W Childs S(secretary) presented Captain R R Fischer with an inscribed gold watch in recognition of his fine services to the brigade. Captain Fischer has served for 40 years; has been captain for 17 years and has the unique record of not having missed the weekly roll call for 30 years.
Horsham Times (Vic), 20 August 1937.


Address:94 Nelson Street, Nhill SES, Nhill, 3418
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.332682
Long: 141.650511
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State
Actual Event Start Date:
Approx. Event Start Date:1920
Actual Event End Date:
Approx. Event End Date:1943


Front Inscription

Dedicated to memory of Capt. R. R. Fischer

1920 - 1943.

Source: MA
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