Invercargill Fire Brigade advise the passing of Don on Friday 14th August 2020, aged 90 years
Don (Mr Clode) was a well-respected member of the Invercargill Fire Brigade from 1951-1990.
Don was awarded a Bronze Medal from the Royal Humane Society of New Zealand after an Incident in Queens Park Invercargill where he assisted in a rescue on 20 January 1959. This involved four men who were all deceased when bought to the surface from an Artesian bore.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions a private service is being held Thursday 20th August 2020.
It is proposed to hold a Memorial Service at a later date.