Patrolman Christian L. Kirkegard

Patrolman Christian L. Kirkegard

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, November 20, 1929

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Christian L. Kirkegard

Patrolman Kirkegard was struck by an automobile and severely injured while guarding gasoline supply trucks during a drivers strike. Patrolman Kirkegard was removed to Post Graduate Hospital where he died the next month.

Patrolman Kirkegard was a WWI veteran of the 77th Division in France. He was survived by his wife and four children. He was assigned to Motorcycle Unit 1, the present day Highway 1.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1872

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 16, 1929

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Rest In Peace , hero ! World war 1 hero ans hero to the city !

Po Ohara
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November 20, 2021

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