Individual Service

Harlingen Reformed Church Cemetery, Belle Mead Cemetery, New Jersey

Men and women who have worked as firefighters either as volunteers or as full-timers have their service commemorated in the cemetery in a number of ways.  Sometimes there are communal plots where the departed members are buried together around a memorial or monument.  In some cases they are buried together in communal tombs.  Most often, however, their service is marked by a metal marker that is placed next to their gravestone.  The markers almost resemble a badge and almost always display some of the tools and iconography associated with firefighting such as the hook and ladder, the distinctive hat, the bugle, and the nozzle.

Harlingen Reformed Church Cemetery, Belle Mead, New Jersey

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