Dan Campbell Shield

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Dan Campbell

1910 – 1999

Graduate Institute of Fire Engineers 17th September 1935
Auxiliary Fireman at Ithaca 1928 – 1930
Permanent Fireman – Metropolitan Fire Brigade Brisbane 1930 – 1975

Ranks Held

1st Class Fireman 1930 – 1937
Station Officer 1937 – 1940
Foreman 1940 – 1941
District Officer 1941 – 1943
3rd Officer 1943 – 1951
1st Officer 1951 – 1974
Superintendent 1974 – 1975

Stationed at Ithaca, Albion, Woolloongabba, Wynnum, Alderley, Headquarters (Ann St, Kemp Place)
Lived on Brigade Quarters at Alderley 1941 – 193; Ann Street 1937 – 1941, 1943 – 1962

Trained Auxiliaries during war years 1939 – 1945 and was responsible for setting up many “fire posts”.

Dan was a firefighter with extraordinary practical firefighting skills and it is fitting that the Retired Firefighters Association award is named after him.

Dan progressed from two years auxiliary service before 190 through all grades of Firefighter, Station Officer, Foreman, District Officer, Third Officer, FIrst Officer and Superintendent. During the 47 years he attended most of the serious fires that occurred in Brisbane.

DAN CAMPBELL Retired Firefighters Association Shield
Awarded to the firefighter who demonstrates Significant Progressive Achievement of Practical Firefighting Skills

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RECRUIT GRADUATION 83/2011 22 August – 7 December 2011
WINNER – ADAM SMITH – posted to Central Region

This year’s Recruit was lucky to be awarded the Dan Campbell Shield by Dan’s son Peter Campbell, along with President Allan Young

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