This Day in History: 1910-11-23

The inaugural meeting of the Toodyay Fire Brigade was held at the Victoria Hotel, Toodyay, with Oswald Louis de Mamiel presiding. Mr de Mamiel was elected Captain and Victor George Counsel Riseley Secretary.

Sources:
Toodyay Fire Brigade minutes, 23 Nov. 1910 (State Library of Western Australia, ACC 626A).
Newcastle herald, 26 Nov. 1910, p.6.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p. 352.