Policeman Thomas Henry Wilkinson

Policeman Thomas Henry Wilkinson

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, April 19, 1923

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Thomas Henry Wilkinson

Policeman Thomas Wilkinson was killed when the motorcycle he was riding hit a construction hole on Delaware Avenue near Palmer Street and rammed a stack of concrete blocks. An officer in the sidecar was critically injured.

Policeman Wilkinson was a United States Army veteran and served with the Philadelphia Police Department for six years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, routine driving

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Officer Wilkinson,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served during World War I.


United States Border Patrol

April 19, 2023

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