Detective Thomas J. Gill

Detective Thomas J. Gill

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, February 10, 1988

Thomas J. Gill

Detective Thomas Gill was struck by a train while searching for evidence which had been discarded from a case he was investigating.

Detective Gill was a Vietnam War veteran and had served with the agency for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Tonight we have a special candle lit in your honor in our South Boston home. Detective Thomas J. Gill we thank you today on the anniversary of your line of duty death for your proven dedication to our nation. Thank you for your service in the military in Southeast Asia and thank you for your service to the city that I so dearly love. The Hub. Benton. Our home. Today is Ash Wednesday and I will be in prayer for the rest of the day. You are never ever forgotten.

Former Protective Security Officer (PSO) for Region 1 U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Protective Service Police, Pete Harrington BostonMA

February 10, 2016

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