Written on brown Manilla envelope with black felt-tip pen: “Group photo of S.V.F.B. members. W.S. Forbes 17 years service. Retired as active member. = 1942 – 1959 = W.J.S.F. Now social member as at Jan 30, 1985. W.J.S.F.”
Written top right corner of brown Manilla envelope with blue ballpoint pen: “W. Forbes”
Shannon Volunteer Fire Brigade, c.1959. Believed to be on the occasion of retirement of Bill Forbes after 17 years service (1942 – 1959). Those appearing in the photograph are from left to right:- Back Row: Errol Saunders, Warren Vinsen, .?. Robinson, John Jamieson, Ian Ray, Lyall Hampson, Brian Moore, Keith Clough. Front Row: Hec Hermansson, Bill Clough, Charlie Wishart, Bob Vinsen (Snr), Bill Forbes, Noel Richards.
1 B&W photo print
Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”