|Death: ||Feb. 14, 1935|
BALTIMORE CITY POLICE OFFICER
KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY
MEDAL OF HONOR POSTHUMOUSLY
Off. Hirsch was investigating a burglary in progress at 614 Light Street. While checking the building he discovered the suspect hiding on the second floor of the garage. The suspect ran and fled down the steps. As Off. Hirsch gave chase, the wooden floor gave way and he fell from the second floor to the concrete floor below striking his head. The suspect was never apprehended. Off. Hirsch died from head injuries early the next morning. He had 7 years of service with the police department and he was survived by his wife.
HE IS HONORED ON THE NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MEMORIAL WALL PANEL 37E LINE 17
WE HONOR HIS MEMORY SO HE IS NEVER FORGOTTEN
ben r. Yitzchak
d. 11 Adar I 5695
Ohel Yakov Beth Israel Cemetery
Created by: Jdrhook
Record added: Sep 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58820492
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