Night Watchman John Thomas Montague

Night Watchman John Thomas Montague

Southern Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Thursday, January 5, 1905

John Thomas Montague

Night Watchman John Montague succumbed to injuries sustained the previous night when he was struck by a switch engine while on patrol in the rail yards at Sparks, Nevada.

He was transported to a hospital in Sacramento, California, where he died from his injuries.

Watchman Montague had served in law enforcement for five years.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Nevada
  • Incident Date Wednesday, January 4, 1905

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Watchman Montague,
On today, the 109th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 5, 2014

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