Patrolman Boyd Gaunt

Patrolman Boyd Gaunt

Longview Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, May 2, 1948

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Boyd Gaunt

Patrolman Gaunt and Patrolman Bura Roberts were killed in an automobile accident while responding to a fire. Their patrol car struck a firetruck responding to the same call. A firefighter riding on the back of the firetruck was also killed in the accident.

Patrolman Gaunt had served with the agency for 1 year.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Patrolman Gaunt,
On today, the 69th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Longview. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 2, 2017

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