Macon, Ga., Appoints Drill Master

Macon, Ga., Appoints Drill Master

The fire department at Macon, Ga., has appointed Leo D. Walsh, former third assistant chief of Savannah, Ga., as drill master under the supervision of Chief Walter S. Blanton.

Mr. Walsh was third assistant chief in Savannah for two years under the Seabrook administration and resigned on January 1, 1919. After that he was with the United States Engineers’ office at Savannah. For thirteen years he was connected with the Savannah department working up from the rank of private. He was appointed private under Chief McFarland in 1906; he was promoted to lieutenant in 1911 and engineer in 1912. He returned to the department under the Seabrook administration as third assistant chief and drill master. In 1924, he graduated from the New York Fire College.

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