Grenfell Tower commendation ceremony

Members of the Corps were invited to represent the FANY at a commendation ceremony on Friday 12 April to recognise and commend members for their dedication to duty during the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017.

The ceremony, conducted by the City of London Police Commissioner, recogised the support provided by the Corps following the disaster. FANYs provided support in the Casualty Bureau immediately following the fire, as well as for the City of London Police, the Gold Commander and the westminster Coroner.

Pictured: members of the FANY, Dr Fiona Wilcox (coroner), Ian Dyson (City of London Police Commissioner)

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