The British Empire and its effect on Plymouth

Canadian Firefighters in Plymouth

Inspired by the suffering of Britain's cities in the blitz, Canadian firefighters volunteered in unprecedented numbers to come to London and Plymouth to help deal with the threat from the German Luftwaffe. More information and photogrphs about th is Canadian Volunteer Fire Service can be read here: The location of this fire station was on the corner of The Drive and Lyndrick Road in Hartley (see map).

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by Stephen Luscombe