AUSTRALIAN FIRE SERVICE MEDAL
WILLIAM (BILL) TIDDY
Bill Tiddy joined Queenstown Fire Brigade as a volunteer firefighter in June 1965.† In June of 1985 he was appointed Third Officer at the brigade and in July 1995 he was again promoted by his peers to the Second Officer position. At this stage Bill also readily accepted the responsibilities of fire permit officer for the area and as a member of the West Coast Fire Management Area Committee.
Queenstown Brigade volunteers demonstrated their high regard of Billís leadership capacity by electing him as their Brigade Chief in 2005, a position Bill still holds today.
Bill has been awarded the National Medal, first and second clasps, the 40 years TFS long service award badge and the TFS Volunteer Medal.