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Patrolman Walter E. Harris | Boston Police Department, Massachusetts Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

Patrolman

Walter E. Harris

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Monday, November 19, 1906

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Fall

Incident Date: 5/11/1906

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Patrolman Walter Harris succumbed to injuries sustained six months earlier when he was thrown from a horse drawn patrol wagon at the intersection of Adams Street and Lincoln Street.

He suffered a fractured elbow and other internal injuries as a result of the fall. He passed away after undergoing two unsuccessful operations.

Patrolman Harris had served with the Boston Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife and 9-year-old daughter.

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Patrolman Harris,
On today the 106th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Boston.

R.I.P.
USBP

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November 19, 2010

 

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