First Sergeant James Andrew Seerey

First Sergeant James Andrew Seerey

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, September 10, 1934

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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.


  • 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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First Sergeant Seerey, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 28, 2021

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