Detective Green Rose

Detective Green Rose

Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Wednesday, March 29, 1911

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Green Rose

Railroad Detective Green Rose succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained four days earlier when he was attacked from ambush in Baxter, Kentucky.

He was shot twice in the head and never regained consciousness. He was transported to King's Daughters Hospital where he remained until succumbing to his wounds.

Detective Rose was survived by his wife and one child.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Kentucky
  • Incident Date Saturday, March 25, 1911
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Detective Rose, it's now been 109 years and you have not been forgotten. May your rest remain peaceful, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

March 29, 2020

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