Patrolman Walter A. Cavanagh

Patrolman Walter A. Cavanagh

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, September 16, 1921

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Walter A. Cavanagh

Patrolman Cavanagh was killed when his motorcycle was stuck by a vehicle at the intersection of Webster Avenue and East 196th Street in the Bronx.
Patrolman Cavanagh was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1114

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Cavanagh,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 16, 2021

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