Sergeant Joseph Koning

Sergeant Joseph Koning

Erie Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Saturday, February 28, 1942

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Joseph Koning

Sergeant Joseph Koning was struck and killed by a train while patrolling the Erie Railroad yards on Pavonia Avenue in Jersey City, New Jersey.

His body was found underneath a boxcar and both of his legs had been severed above the knees.

Sergeant Koning was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 59
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location New Jersey

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Rest in peace Sergeant Koning.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 28, 2021

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