Police Officer Gus Barnett Bailey

Police Officer Gus Barnett Bailey

Swainsboro Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, April 17, 1925

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Gus Barnett Bailey

Police Officer Gus Bailey and two Swainsboro firefighters were killed while fighting a fire at a local grocery store.

They were pouring water on the fire when a wall of the building collapsed, killing all three.

Officer Baily was survived by his three children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fire

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Rest in peace Officer Bailey.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 15, 2019

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