Patrolman Joseph W. Kelly

Patrolman Joseph W. Kelly

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, July 23, 1938

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Joseph W. Kelly

Patrolman Joseph Kelly was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol on Plymouth-Carver Road in the town of Plymouth.

Patrolman Kelly had served with the Massachusetts State Police for two years and was assigned to D Troop. He was survived by his father and two brothers.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

automobile accident, patrol, vehicle crash

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Trooper Joseph Kelly was my uncle, whom I never had the pleasure of meeting. He died in the line of duty in Plymouth and had graduated Holy Cross College. He was accepted at Boston College Law School and never got to pursue his dream. Thank you for your service Uncle Joseph.

Dr.Laurence M. Kelly

August 22, 2022

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