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Patrolman William F. Cullen | New York City Board of Water Supply Police, New York New York City Board of Water Supply Police, New York

Patrolman

William F. Cullen

New York City Board of Water Supply Police, New York

End of Watch: Sunday, January 9, 1916

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 304

Cause: Duty related illness

Incident Date: 6/1/1915

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Patrolman William Cullen died as the result of contracting tuberculosis while patrolling the construction encampments at Ashokan Reservoir in Ulster County.

He was admitted to Sea View Hospital in June 1915, where he remained until passing away on January 9th, 1916.

Patrolman Cullen had served with the New York City Bureau of Water Supply Police Department for five years, starting with the Aqueduct Police, and was assigned to the Brown Station Precinct. He was survived by his mother, three brothers, and three sisters.

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Patrolman Cullen,
On today, the 101st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol
January 9, 2017

 

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