Captain Harry Bundschu

Photo of Captain Harry Bundschu
Last Call: Sun, Jul 19th, 1908
Date of Incident: Wed, Nov 27th, 1907
Cause of Death: Accident (Other)
Service Time: 9 years
Age: Not Known


His wife, parents, four brothers, and three sisters.


Captain Bundschu of Hook & Ladder #1 suffered a severe leg injury after he fell through a skylight while fighting a fire in the Pilcher Organ Factory on November 27, 1907. Glass embedded in his right leg which caused numerous issues including sepsis. In March of 1908, his right leg was amputated in an effort to save his life. Unfortunately Captain Bundschu died from his injuries on July 19,1908.


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Captain Harry Bundschu
Left on Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Thank you. Rest in peace. You are not forgotten.