Video: Our Story – In Pop’s Footsteps

On a typical day you can find Mick Webber at Bass Electrical Engineering at Ingleburn NSW. Mick is Service Operations Manager and his role involves organising a team of electrical technicians to provide 24 hour, 7 day on-call service support to customers throughout metropolitan and regional Sydney.

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Mick’s day doesn’t end when he leaves the office. Mick is also a father, a husband and a volunteer member of the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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“KOKODA CHANGED MY LIFE”
In April this year, Mick walked the Kokoda Trail as part of the NSW Rural Fire Service “Courage Under Fire – Kokoda Trek Initiative”. This initiative takes young adults, relatives of fire fighters who gave their lives or were injured in the line of duty, on a trek to Kokoda.

Mick’s Grandfather Stanley Sheridan, who turns 91 next birthday, fought along the Kokoda Trail in WWII. Whilst on the trek, Mick wore the pin from his Grandfather’s Digger’s hat.

During the walk, Mick mentored Ben Nolan, one of the young adults chosen to participate in the Rural Fire Service Initative. Ben is 17 and also a member of the local Rural Fire Brigade.

Meet Ben Nolan: In Pop’s Footsteps
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