Captain John Andrew Derby

Captain John Andrew Derby

Siskiyou County State Traffic Force, California

End of Watch Sunday, September 27, 1925

John Andrew Derby

Captain John Derby was killed when his motorcycle went over an embankment while on patrol near the town of Castella in Shasta County.

Captain Derby was a State Traffic Officer and a member of the Siskiyou County Traffic Squad and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I. He was survived by his wife, father, and brother. He is buried in the Dunsmuir City Cemetery in Dunsmuir, California.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

September 27, 2017

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