About Me!

Photo of Roy Squires



I served as a Retained Firefighter at Godalming for 41 years. I joined in October 1975 and received my training at our Brigade Headquarters in Reigate the following year.

I'm married to Sue and have a Daughter Clair, and a Son Paul. My pastimes include Travel & Scuba Diving.

I was employed at British Aerospace Dunsfold, "Home of the Harrier" for 15 years. For 8 years as an Aerodrome Firefighter. Then because the shift system was restructured, I was unfortunately moved to the Security Section, where I spent the remaining 7 years. The site at Dunsfold has now been closed, and I have been made redundant.

I also worked occasionally for "1st. Defense Fire & Rescue Service" a private company providing fire cover to the tv & movie industry. I have worked on some great sets including Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Band of Brothers, Foyles War, Silent Witness, Back in Business, Flyboys, Top Gear, 1408, Robin Hood, War Horse & Bond's Skyfall

Group photo of Dunsfold Crew

Myself & Colleagues at Dunsfold Aerodrome (White Watch)
Sub/O White - Firefighter Squires - Firefighter Holt - Stn/O Cooper - Firefighter Mitchell - Firefighter Purves - Firefighter ..... - L/Ff Taylor

As you can imagine my family have to be very understanding, having me running out the door when my pager sounds, which can be several times a day during the busy summer months.

My wife has only thrown dinner at me once during our marriage, the evening of our Wedding Anniversary! yet another call.

20 year Long Service Medal
Queens Golden Jubilee Medal
Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal
20 Year Long Service Medal which I received in 1996
Queens Golden Jubilee Medal which I received in 2003
Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal which I received in 2012


Thank You Letter
Thank You Card

Thank You Picture
From "Freddie" shut in a lift!

40 Year Certificate

Awarded to me on the 13th October 2015