Fireman’s funeral at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Market Street, Hastings
Coffin carried by firemen in uniform
Dennis fire engine number plate H6.073
[Samuel Thomas Tong died in 1934 so possibly his funeral]
St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church was designed by CT Natusch and built in wood on a cement base by JJ Payne to seat 266 at ground level and 108 in galleries. Opened 7 October 1906, it has a 105 foot spire which came down in the 1931 earthquake.
Fireman’s funeral procession, led by Dennis fire engine number plate 56.875, Heretaunga Street, Hastings; Grand Hotel on left
Signs on buildings –
COMMERCIAL BANK AUSTRALIA LTD.
ECONOMIC […] BELL
LAND & HEIGHWAY”