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Patrolman John Lynch | Boston Police Department, Massachusetts Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

Patrolman

John Lynch

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Tuesday, September 19, 1944

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 10/1/1936

Weapon: Person

Suspect: Not available

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Patrolman John Lynch succumbed to injuries sustained seven years earlier when he was assaulted by a man he was attempting to arrest for being drunk in public.

During the assault Patrolman Lynch suffered severe head injuries. Shortly after the assault he began to experience memory loss and his health continued to deteriorate until he passed away on September 19th, 1944.

Patrolman Lynch was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWI. He is survived by his wife.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 70th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
February 2, 2014

 

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