First Sergeant James Andrew Seerey

First Sergeant James Andrew Seerey

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, September 10, 1934

James Andrew Seerey

First Sergeant James Seerey died after falling from his horse during a training exercise and mounted drill at Troop B Headquarters. While performing a hurdle-jump the horse struck the hurdle and Sergeant Seerey was thrown to the ground. He suffered a broken pelvis and succumbed to his injuries five days later.

Sergeant Seerey was a U.S Army veteran of WWI and had served with the Pennsylvania State Police for almost 15 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 14 years, 7 months
  • Badge 1760
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related
  • Incident Date Wednesday, September 5, 1934

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1st Sgt. Seerey,
On today, the 83rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a LEO but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during WW I. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P:
USBP

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United States Border Patrol

September 10, 2018

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