Firefighter Edward Martin

Photo of Firefighter Edward Martin
Last Call: Sat, May 27th, 1893
Date of Incident: Sat, May 27th, 1893
Cause of Death: Horse Drawn Vehicle (Response)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 36


His wife Anna


As he drove the chemical engine to an alarm at Box 25 at Chapin and Dunham Streets, Firefighter Martin was thrown from his seat after the horses ran through a ditch. He fell between the horses and was run over by the wagon. Firefighter Martin was taken to his home and a doctor was summoned, however he died from his injuries a few hours later.


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1222 South Michigan Street
South Bend, Indiana 46601
(574) 235-9255


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