Patrolman James H. Llewellyn

Patrolman James H. Llewellyn

Springfield Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, March 21, 1915

James H. Llewellyn

Patrolman James Llewellyn died from injuries sustained when he was struck by a streetcar at the intersection of Clifton Avenue and Spring Street.

He was riding his department motorcycle when he swerved to avoid striking the streetcar. As a result, he crashed and fell in front of the streetcar, which then struck him.

He suffered severe injuries and was taken to the local hospital. He was able to speak with his family before lapsing into unconsciousness and passing away.

Patrolman Llewellyn had served with the Springfield Police Department for 2 years. He was survived by his family. He was buried at Calvary Cemetery.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 20

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman James H. Llewellyn of the Springfield Police Department, Ohio and the additional 65 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

March 21, 2018

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