Funeral Notices

It is with great regret that we report the passing of the following personnel.

The Association offers it’s sincere condolences.



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
Former Captain Angus Kenneth McINTOSH (421011), 
formerly of 421 Station Picton, 
on Sunday 09 May 2021. 

Angus is the father of Senior Firefighter Rob McIntosh, who is a serving firefighter at 093 Station Narellan. 
Angus resigned from NSW Fire Brigades on 31 August 2002. 
He passed aged 69.

A Funeral Service will be held as follows:
Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 11:30 hours
St John’s Anglican Church
Corner of Waite and Browley Streets,
Moss Vale NSW 2577

Members may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour, should one be required.
Brigade members in attendance must comply with current COVID-19 restrictions.

Dress Code:
Ceremonial Dress Uniform – Peak Cap, Tie and Medals



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
Retired Senior Firefighter Laurence “Max” WALKER (2618), 
formerly of 07 Station Stanmore, on Sunday 25 April 2021.

Max joined NSW Fire Brigades on 10 July 1959 and served up until his retirement on 16 November 1991.

A Funeral Service will be held as follows:
Tuesday, 4 May 2021 at 10:00 hours
Eastern Suburbs Crematorium – South Chapel
12 Military Road,
Matraville NSW 2036

Members may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour, should one be required.
Brigade members in attendance must comply with current COVID-19 restrictions.

Dress Code:
Ceremonial Dress Uniform – Galatea, Peak Cap, Tie and Medals.



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
Retired Firefighter Brett ROBINSON (520051), 
formerly of 251 Station Cardiff, 
on Saturday 24 April 2021.

Brett passed away at John Hunter Hospital, as a result of an aggressive brain tumour. 
He retired from FRNSW on 08 September 2010.

A Celebration of Brett’s life will be held as follows:
Saturday, 1 May 2021 at 12:00 hours
The Chapel – Lake Macquarie Memorial Park
405 Cessnock Road,
Ryhope NSW 2283

Members may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour, should one be required.
Brigade members in attendance must comply with current COVID-19 restrictions.

Dress Code:
Ceremonial Dress Uniform – Peak Cap, Tie and Medals.

In lieu of flowers, it is requested a donation to the Mark Hughes Foundation is made in honour of Brett.



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
Retired Station Officer Robert 'Bob' CAMERON (5368), 
formerly of 088 Station Campbelltown, 
on Tuesday 20th April 2021.

Bob joined NSWFB on 30 February 1978 and retired on 01 May 2003.

A private funeral will be held.



Memorial for the late Chief Superintendent Michael (Mick) Ryan AFSM
17th April 2021
, 12pm - 4pm Details

The dress code has been confirmed as semi-formal, and no uniforms are to be worn. This is at the request of his family, who would like all in attendance to relax and enjoy each other’s company, whilst remembering Mick.



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of
 Retired Senior Firefighter Wayne Michael ANDERSON (5346), 
formerly of 304 Station Gosford, 
on Sunday 4 April 2021. 

Wayne commenced with the NSW Fire Brigades in 1978 and served until his retirement on 15 December 2017. 

Funeral
Thursday, 15 April 2021 at 12:00 hours
Greenway Chapel
Greenway Chapel and Memorial Gardens
460 Avoca Drive,
Green Point NSW 2251

This Service will be live streamed and can be viewed via the following link; Watch Service

Members who have registered may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour, should one be required.

Brigade members in attendance must comply with current COVID-19 restrictions.

Dress Code:
Ceremonial Dress Uniform – Galatea, Peak Cap, Tie and Medals.



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
Retired Firefighter Ronald JARRETT (455005), 
formerly of 455 Station Telarah, 
on Thursday 1 April 2021. 

Prior to retirement, Ron was Engine Keeper with 455 Station Telarah (now known as 455 Station Rutherford) 
and previously served as Captain at 374 Station Maitland. 

He rendered good and faithful service to the people of NSW for a period of 55 years and 4 months. 
Commencing with the NSW Fire Brigades on 15 April 1954, Ron served until his retirement on 15 August 2009. 

Funeral details

St Marys Anglican Church, 
Maitland
Friday 9th April, 11am 

Members may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour, should one be required.

Brigade members in attendance must comply with current COVID-19 restrictions.

Dress Code:
Dress Uniform - Peak Cap, Tie and Medals



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
Retired Senior Firefighter James 'Jimmy' HALL (2849),
 formerly of 069 Station Dee Why, 
on Friday 19th March 2021. 

The Funeral has already been held.



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
Retired Station Officer Dennis PENDERGAST (5305), 
formerly of 033 Station Engadine, 
on Wednesday 17 March 2021. 

Dennis joined NSW Fire Brigades on April 22, 1977 and retired on July 8, 2004. 

Funeral
Friday 26th of March 2021 at 1200hrs
South Chapel Woronora Cemetery
121 Linden St, Sutherland NSW 2232

Brigade members in attendance must comply with current COVID-19 restrictions.
The family have requested that any members attending wear brigade uniform and form a guard of honour.

Dress Code:
Ceremonial Dress Uniform - Peak Cap, Galatea, Tie and Medals.



(09/03/2021)
The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
retired Firefighter Allan John WAGHORN (4918), 
formerly of 001 station City of Sydney, 27 station Parramatta and 86 station Penrith 
on the 25th of February 2021. 
His was privately cremated on the 5th of March 2021. 
His ashes are to be interred at Woronora Memorial Park, Sutherland NSW.



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
retired Firefighter Noel Thomas NICHOLSON
formerly of 271 station Crookwell on the 2nd of February 2021. 

His funeral was held on Friday the 12th of February 2021.



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
retired Captain Ian JENKINS
formerly of 281 station Dunedoo 
on Friday the 12th February 2021. 

The funeral details:
Thursday the 25th of February at 11am 
at the Dunedoo Central School Hall.

Members may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour, should one be required.
Brigade members in attendance must comply with current COVID-19 restrictions.

Dress Code:
Ceremonial Dress Uniform - Peak Cap, Tie and Medals.