Lieutenant Harry L. Budde

Photo of Lieutenant Harry L. Budde
Last Call: Thu, Oct 5th, 1916
Date of Incident: Thu, Oct 5th, 1916
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 29


His wife Elsie and son Harry


While working on the third floor at a fire in the Christian Brothers College, a wall collapsed killing Lieutenant Budde of Engine 43. The collapse also took the lives of Lieutenant Michael Waters and Firefighters William Kuhnert, August Sturmfels, George Young and John Parshall, all of Truck 19. Three civilians also died in the fire.


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