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Policeman James Wilson | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania


James Wilson

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Monday, January 21, 1918

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 6 years

Badge # 3013

Cause: Struck by train

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Officer James Wilson was killed when he was struck by a freight train at Front and G streets while watching freight cars for thieves.

He was a six-year veteran of the force.

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I had the honor of laying a wreath at your grave side during the past Christmas holiday. My wife laid the wreath as she was the one who found your grave. It was just a way to remind you that you are not forgotten.

P/O Joe Leighthardt
Philadelphia Police Dept.
March 19, 2016


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