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posted on website -- Jul 18, 2009 --
LBFRS, in order to communicate the funeral arrangements for Ewan Williamson to retired personnel, have requested that the details be posted on the Fireaway website. Arrangements are as follows:-
St Giles Cathedral, Wednesday, 22 July at 13:30 approximately (access to church service is by ticket only).
Leaves Tollcross fire station 12:55, arrives St. Giles 13:15/20 approximately.
Serving LBFRS and other FRS Personnel:
Serving personnel will congregate at 11:15 in Johnstone Terrace and line the route from George IV Bridge to St Giles Cathedral.
Attendance of Retired Personnel:
No formal area has been allocated to retired personnel. However, if any retired members wish to attend as a group, please congregate at West Parliament Square/Royal Mile, see undernoted map for exact location. In order to secure this location it is intended to meet approximately one hour before the Cortege arrives at 12:15/30.
The public will line the route at Lauriston Place, Forrest Road, George IV Bridge and the Royal Mile. A PA system is being installed in the Royal Mile to relay the church service, it is hoped it will extend as far as the corner of George IV Bridge/Royal Mile junction..
Floral tributes will be accepted, by serving members of LBFRS, at St Giles on the morning of, and prior to, the Funeral Service. (Please note, it is intended to present a wreath from the retired members of Fireaway at St Giles on Wednesday morning.)
LBFRS have indicated that the arrangements may be subject to change, consequently, please check the website/latest news page prior to Wednesday, 22 July.
Attached is a map indicating the exact location for retired members to congregate.
(click the Map Search link to enlarge the map and then select zoom-in to show exact location)