Patrolman Henry Buschmann

Patrolman Henry Buschmann

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, October 8, 1898

Henry Buschmann

Patrolman Buschmann died of Typhoid Fever he contracted while assigned to a Red Cross Typhoid Hospital in Long Island City.

After assisting Typhoid patients for several days in the hospital, Patrolman Buschmann became ill himself. He died 28 days after reporting he was ill.

Patrolman Buschmann had served for 10 years with the Long Island City Police Department and for one year with the New York City Police Department after it absorbed the Long Island City Department. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Not available

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I said a little prayer today for Patrolman Buschmann and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO!

Robyn Wilkes

October 6, 2015

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