Sheriff William Holmes

Sheriff William Holmes

Fallon County Sheriff's Department, Montana

End of Watch Sunday, August 7, 1949

William Holmes

Sheriff William Holmes died from exhaustion while fighting a prairie fire near Baker.

Sheriff Holmes was a WWI veteran. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heat exhaustion

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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 64th 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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