Corrections Officer John Holcomb

Corrections Officer John Holcomb

North Dakota State Penitentiary, North Dakota

End of Watch Saturday, August 7, 1954

John Holcomb

Corrections Officer Holcomb was killed when he was crushed between a boxcar and a gate while he was attempting to stop an escape. He was survived by his wife and five daughters.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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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 59th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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 Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 2, 2013

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