Patrolman Walter E. Harris

Patrolman Walter E. Harris

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Monday, November 19, 1906

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Walter E. Harris

Patrolman Walter Harris succumbed to injuries sustained six months earlier when he was thrown from a horse-drawn patrol wagon at the intersection of Adams Street and Lincoln Street.

He suffered a fractured elbow and other internal injuries as a result of the fall. He passed away after undergoing a third unsuccessful operation.

Patrolman Harris had served with the Boston Police Department for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and 9-year-old daughter.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Friday, May 11, 1906


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