Special Police Officer William Gould

Special Police Officer William Gould

Wakefield Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, December 9, 1893

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William Gould

Special Police Officer William Gould was killed when he fell between two train cars at Wakefield Junction.

He was traveling to the Malden Court House to testify in a liquor case when he attempted to board the moving train but fell between the cars.

Officer Gould was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Officer Gould,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Wakefield.


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December 9, 2023

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