Private Joseph B. Malloy

Private Joseph B. Malloy

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, October 9, 1918

Joseph B. Malloy

Private Joseph Malloy died after contracting the Spanish Flu while in the performance of his duties.

Due to the devastation of the Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918 members of the Pennsylvania State Police had been ordered to perform duties such as, assisting nurses and doctors in taking care of influenza victims, serve as pallbearers of influenza victims, assisting health officers, transporting victims to and from hospitals, and to police the Borough of Exeter after the two members of their police force succumbed to the influenza.

Private Joseph Malloy had served with the Pennsylvania State Police for two years. He was survived by his Mother, and several brothers.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Friday, October 4, 1918

communicable disease

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We remember the sacrifice of Private Joseph Malloy and his devotion to duty on this, the 100th anniversary of his death. May his memory be cherished by his family.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

October 9, 2018

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