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Trooper Francis R. O'Brien | New Jersey State Police, New Jersey New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

Trooper

Francis R. O'Brien

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch: Monday, November 27, 1944

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 10 years, 1 month

Badge # 592

Cause: Fire

Incident Date: 8/6/1935

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Trooper O'Brien succumbed to internal injuries sustained while rescuing a small child from a burning house. During the rescue attempt both he and the child were exposed to severe smoke. The baby died while en route to the hospital and Trooper O'Brien suffered severe damage to his lungs. He died as a result of that damage nine years later.

Trooper O'Brien had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and child.

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My name is Gabriel Gonzalez, a student at Mission Hills High School. Such heroism is what this country was built upon and continues to build upon. I'm not worthy of these words, but your actions deserve these next few words. SEMPER FIDELIS (All ways faithful)

Gabriel Gonzalez
Son, brother of, and futer US Marine
April 22, 2014

 

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