Patrolman William Bell

Patrolman William Bell

Chester Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, April 19, 1917

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William Bell

Patrolman William Bell died as a result of complication of frostbite on his foot.

He contracted frostbite while walking his assigned foot patrol beat. An infection developed that turned into gangrene and he died as a result two months later.

Patrolman Bell served with the Chester City Police Department for eight years.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Thursday, February 1, 1917

foot patrol

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