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Night Watchman John Thomas Montague | Southern Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police Southern Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Night Watchman

John Thomas Montague

Southern Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Thursday, January 5, 1905

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by train

Location: Nevada

Incident Date: 1/4/1905

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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.

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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

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United States Border Patrol
January 5, 2014

 

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