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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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 97th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 21, 2012

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