Patrolman Robert A. Edmonds

Patrolman Robert A. Edmonds

Metropolitan Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, December 23, 1936

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Robert A. Edmonds

Patrolman Robert Edmonds succumbed to injuries sustained 20 days earlier when his patrol car collided with a tree on the Blue Hills Parkway in Milton.

He was taken to Milton Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Patrolman Edmonds was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the WWI and a recipient of the Croix de Guerre. He had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 17 years and was survived by his wife, five daughters, mother, and sister. He is buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Boston.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 3, 1936

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As one of his great granddaughters, I am so happy to see these tributes to him. His death changed the lives of his 5 young daughters.

Thank you,

Caitlin Ryan

April 24, 2019

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