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Patrolman Gustave August Boettger, Jr.

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, July 13, 1922

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Reflections for Patrolman Gustave August Boettger, Jr.

came across your grave at greenwood cemetery today R I P.


October 1, 2023

Gustave Boettger is my 3rd Great Uncle
Died from injuries saving children from a runaway horse in 1922. He was never recognized as dying in the line of duty. His amazing heroism was lost in the passage of time until recently. In 2018 Gustave was awarded with the Historical Line of duty death. His name will now live on.
Rest in peace knowing that you will never be forgotten again.

Daniel Conroy

July 16, 2023

Rest in peace brother.

Detective Gerard OConnor

April 20, 2023

Rest in Eternal Peace.

Ret. Det. 1. Vincent Sinnott

April 7, 2023

Rest in peace Patrolman Boettger.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 13, 2022

Rest In Peace from a fellow nypd mounted officer .

Ret. Po ohara
Nypd mounted

July 13, 2021

RIP Patrolman Gustave August Boettger, Jr.

Sergeant James Nyhus

July 13, 2021

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 13, 2020

Rest in eternal Peace, God Bless.


November 23, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 23, 2017

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