Patrolman John Chabala, Jr.

Patrolman John Chabala, Jr.

Westchester County Parkway Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, October 3, 1948

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John Chabala, Jr.

Patrolman John Chabala was killed in a motorcycle crash on the Bronx River Parkway while on patrol.

He was transported to Lawrence Hospital where he died of his injuries.

He was a WWII Army Air Forces veteran. He was survived by his wife, 6-month-old son, and parents.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
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  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

routine driving

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Patrolman Chabala,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy


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October 3, 2023

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