Engineer John R. Walsh

Photo of Engineer John R. Walsh
Last Call: Wed, Jan 18th, 1893
Date of Incident: Tue, Jan 17th, 1893
Cause of Death: Horse Drawn Vehicle (Response)
Service Time: 3 years
Age: 45


His wife Bridget and seven children.


While responding to a fire at the Babcock residence, an accident occurred at Pennsylvania and Third involving Firefighter Walsh's Hook & Ladder. Firefighter Walsh suffered severe injuries when he was thrown from the apparatus and died a few days later.


Evansville Fire Department
Evansville Fire Department Patch
550 Southeast 8th Street
Evansville, Indiana 47713-1786
(812) 867-6761
Chief Mike Connelly


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