Australian Fire Service Medal
Eldon Henry GRIFFITHS was foundation member of the Legana Volunteer Brigade and was appointed brigade captain, a position he has held continuously for the past twenty years. He was appointed the Group Captain of the Beaconsfield Group of Brigades, when formed in 1980, a position he still holds. He has been the Chairman of the Beaconsfield Municipal Local Fire Committee for the past ten years and a Fire permit Officer since 1978.
He has been a member of the Country Fire Brigades’ Association State Executive for six years, two years as State President and a further three years as Regional President. He also served as a Country Fire Brigades’ Association representative on the Fire Service Advisory Council for five years.
Mr Griffiths has been an active member of important working parties, which have reported on funding, training, and organisation of volunteer fire brigades.
His total dedication and commitment to the developing and improving of all aspects of fire protection, and fire suppression at municipal, regional and state level for over twenty years most his a most worthy candidate for the Australian Fire Service Medal.