Captain Robert Day

Photo of Captain Robert Day
Last Call: Mon, Jul 1st, 1935
Date of Incident: Sun, Jun 30th, 1935
Cause of Death: Fall (Accidental)
Service Time: 17 years
Age: 53


His wife and two sons


During his shift, Captain Day was found unconscious at the bottom of the pole slide. It was believed that while upstairs, Captain Day heard a noise. When he went to the pole to investigate, he lost his hold and fell to the floor below. Captain Day was transported to Union Hospital where he later died.


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25 Spruce Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47807
(812) 234-8653


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