Lieutenant Charles R. Michie

Lieutenant Charles R. Michie

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, November 25, 1946

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Charles R. Michie

Lieutenant Charles Michie was killed while attempting to rescue two patrolman from an explosion.

Patrolman Knudsen and Patrolman Francis O'Hara were killed when while attempting to cut off the flow of gas to a building where a leak was reported. When Patrolman Kundsen and Francis entered the basement of the building an explosion occurred and the officers were instantly killed.

Lieutenant Michie expended every effort to rescue the patrolman and exerted himself to such an extent that he collapsed amid the debris and died.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Lt. Michie,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your fellow Officers who were also killed in that explosion for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 25, 2021

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