Patrolman Charles F. McGonagle

Patrolman Charles F. McGonagle

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, August 2, 1932

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Charles F. McGonagle

Patrolman Charles McGonagle was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle on the wet surface of South Main Street in the town of East Longmeadow at 9:30 pm.

Patrolman McGonagle was a U.S. Marine Corps WW I veteran and had served with the Massachusetts State Police for three years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, weather

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Patrolman McGonagle,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during World War I.


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August 2, 2022

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