Gordon belongs to: Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade
Gordon is a Staff nurse at the Freeman Hospital. He joined the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade in August 1999.
Gordon was interviewed by Carl Greenwood on 18 January 2006. The interview took place at Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade and lasted 8 minutes and 4 seconds.
Training with the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade
"Basically breeches buoy, all the…how to set the gear up and things like that"
Basically breeches buoy, all the…how to set the gear up and things like that. Driver training, so be able to drive with blue lights and things like that. Cliff rescues- how to make the area safe and things, control the public, get people down the cliff edge as safe, public knowledge and stuff. Help perform beach searches, line searches at night time. Being able to keep in contact with everybody, radio communications, been out with the police and everything quite a lot actually.
Gordon has 7 memories in the memorynet:
Gordon's memories with a The North East theme:
Gordon's other memories:
- Role at Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade
- Training with the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade
- Types of callout
- Personal safety
- Brigade members carrying out a training exercise of Collingwood Field