Patrolman Thomas F. Prince

Patrolman Thomas F. Prince

Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Friday, January 17, 1941

Thomas F. Prince

Patrolman Thomas Prince was struck and killed by a train while patrolling the Delaware River Bridge between Trenton, New Jersey, and Morrisville, Pennsylvania.

A member of a train crew found his body on the side of the bridge, 100-feet from the Pennsylvania side of the river.

Patrolman Prince had been hired by the agency for war-time protection during WWI and had only been with the agency for a few weeks. He was survived by his wife, son, parents, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 3 weeks
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Pennsylvania

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I wish I was able to meet my grandfather. He sounded like a wonderful man as our father, his only son, Thomas Franks Prince, has told us about him. We will never forgot you.

Shelley Prince Devane
Grandaugher

August 8, 2017

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