Police Officer Edward Dellmore

Photo of Police Officer Edward Dellmore
End of Watch: Sun, Oct 25th, 1908
Date of Incident: Fri, May 1st, 1908
Cause of Death: Assault
Service Time: 1 year & 1 month
Age: 25


Officer Dellmore succumbed to injuries received in May 1908 when he was attacked by a prisoner. The prisoner punched and kicked Officer Dellmore in the head and stomach. After the assault Officer Dellmore complained of stomach pains but continued working. In October 1908 he became ill and within two weeks passed away. His death was determined to be caused by a blood clot on the brain and abdominal abscess.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department Patch
1200 Clark Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63103
(314) 231-1212


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