AUSTRALIAN FIRE SERVICE MEDAL
KEVIN RAYMOND HARDWICK
Kevin joined the Magra Fire Brigade in October of 1969 as one of the brigadeís original members.† The Magra Brigade being one of many volunteer brigades established following the disastrous Black Tuesday fires of February 1967.
In 1978 Kevin was elected by his peers to the leadership role of Brigade Chief, a position he has held continually to this day.† He has also previously served as Group Officer for the Lower Derwent Group and local fire permit officer.† Kevin still holds the position of brigade OH&S co-ordinator and co-ordinator for the unitís junior and cadet firefighters.
For his forty plus years of dedicated service Kevin has been awarded the National Medal, first and second clasp, the TFS 40 years long service award badge and the TFS Volunteer Medal.