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Offline jbendick

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A blast from the past!
« on: April 18, 2018, 10:44:04 AM »
Sorry for the delay. As I promise here is the name of the war year members from Squad 2 and Engine 73. La Casa Caca
From left to right (1) Eddie Keating Sq.2 ret. Capt.(Dec). (2) (LT) John M. O'Hagan Eng. 73 Ret. as a Staff Chief (dec). (3) Capt George Orhline ? Sq. 2 ret. as Capt. (dec). (4) Richie Venditto Sq. 2 ret. as Lt. (5) Fr. Charlie Hoag Eng. 73 Ret. (6) Frank Griffen Lt. Eng. 73 ret. Batt. Chief (dec). (7) Unknown
(8) Frankie Donnell Eng. 73 ret. as Batt. Chief. As I  stated before it was an honor to work with and for these men.   
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A blast from the past!
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Offline hosewagon

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Re: A blast from the past!
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2018, 10:48:55 PM »
Eddy Keating, first on the left. Tough to make out any other guys, I can't seem to make the picture any larger.

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Re: A blast from the past!
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2018, 12:48:29 AM »
Fellow in the middle red hair & vest is the Father of now BC Tom Venditto......is that Frank Griffin to his right ?   & is that Frank Donnelly on the extreme right ?

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Re: A blast from the past!
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2018, 11:29:20 AM »
You got them right Jack. Guy in the middle is Richie Venditto of Sq.2 You are also correct on.. .. Frank Griffin and Frankie Donnelly . You can attest to their ability as leaders and toughness on the fire floor.

 

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Re: A blast from the past!
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2018, 02:07:29 PM »
You got them right Jack. Guy in the middle is Richie Venditto of Sq.2 You are also correct on.. .. Frank Griffin and Frankie Donnelly . You can attest to their ability as leaders and toughness on the fire floor.
All great guys...i still often run into Frank Donnelly at various FDNY events.

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Re: A blast from the past!
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2018, 02:13:09 PM »
Eddy Keating, first on the left. Tough to make out any other guys, I can't seem to make the picture any larger.
You are correct it;s Eddie Keating another great fireman and officer.

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Re: A blast from the past!
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2018, 10:37:08 PM »
John, I have always been amazed at the number of War Years legends, that started out in SQ-2.

Jay Walsh, Lt. E-59

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Re: A blast from the past!
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2018, 11:11:50 AM »
Squad 2:

1967  8052 runs
1968  8030 runs
1969  8020 runs
1970  6029 runs
1971  6078 runs

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Re: A blast from the past!
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2018, 12:30:21 PM »
You sure that isn't Probie Geraldo Rivera (drop the o and you have his real name) in the brown next to Chief Griffin?

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Re: A blast from the past!
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2018, 09:15:50 PM »
Sorry but it's Frankie Donnelly.

 

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