By Josh Hanrahan For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 01:17 GMT, 7 January 2020 | Updated: 01:17 GMT, 7 January 2020
A hero volunteer firefighter killed just days before Christmas while battling fires on the front line has been given a touching farewell by his fellow Rural Fire Service members.
Andrew O'Dwyer was killed alongside his colleague Geoffrey Keaton when their truck rolled off the road and hit a tree at as they fought a bushfire at Buxton, south of Sydney, on December 19.
The father-of-one - who had been a member of the Horsley Park RFS brigade for more than a decade - was laid to rest on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison and New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian both attended the service.
In a moving farewell, hundreds of Mr O'Dwyer's fellow RFS volunteers provided a guard of honour as his coffin was carried out of the church.
Volunteer firefighter Andrew O'Dwyer (pictured with daughter Charlotte, left, and wife Melissa, right) was killed while battling a bushfire at Buxton, south of Sydney, in December
The father-of-three - who had been a Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteer for more than a decade - was farewelled on Tuesday
In a moving tribute to their fallen colleague, hundreds of fellow