Policeman Thomas Joseph McErlane

Policeman Thomas Joseph McErlane

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, July 2, 1935

Thomas Joseph McErlane

Policeman McErlane died of injuries suffered June 30, 1934, when he was struck by a truck driven by a drunk driver at Delaware Avenue and Callowhill streets. Policeman McErlane was handling crowds celebrating the arrival of a Navy fleet. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 554

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Saturday, June 30, 1934

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My dad, Jack Curran, talked about you with me tonight. He said you and his father were not just fellow officers but good friends. I hope you are hanging together.

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