MILITARY SERVICE DEATHS
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Below is a Roll Call of all known members of the Chicago Police Department, listed by War / Conflict, who have been killed serving their Country in the armed forces while on leave from the Department.

Dedicated to those Men who have made the ultimate sacrifice so that we may remain free. May they find eternal solace and rest.
They shall remain in our memories and hearts for perpetuity. God bless the United States.

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WORLD WAR II
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Officer Demographics Unit of Assignment
(Location of Death)
End of Watch Cause of Death Memorial Links

Chicago Police Department - Patrolman Star Patrolman
BERMINGHAM, Patrick John

   Star #8596
   Served: 12 years, 0 months, 3 days
   Age: 37
7th District - Woodlawn
(England, EU)
28 MAR 1945 Crash - Automobile Chicago Police Memorial Foundation
  Member of:     United States Army

Chicago Police Department - Patrolman Star Patrolman
McCARTHY, John A.

   Star # Unknown
   Served: 5 years, 6 months, 30 days
   Age: 25
5th District - South Wabash
(France, EU)
13 AUG 1944 Killed in U.S. Service Chicago Police Memorial Foundation
  Member of:     United States Navy

Chicago Police Department - Patrolman Star Patrolman
LARSON, Martin Bill, Jr.

   Star # 403
   Served: 13 years, 7 months, 8 days
   Age: 40
Stolen Auto Detail
(Atlantic Ocean, EU)
13 SEP 1944 Killed in U.S. Service Chicago Police Memorial Foundation
  Member of:     Chicago Patrolman's Club     Chicago Policemen's Benevolent & Welfare Association     United States Navy

Chicago Police Department - Patrolman Star Patrolman
MOONEY, James L., Jr.

   Star # Unknown
   Served: 5 years, 10 months, 19 days
   Age: 35
36th District - Hudson
(Sourdeval, France, EU)
12 AUG 1944 Killed in U.S. Service Chicago Police Memorial Foundation   American Battle Monuments Commision
  Member of:     United States Army

Chicago Police Department - Patrolman Star Patrolman
MORRISROE, Thomas J.

   Star # Unknown
   Served: 5 years, 10 months, 19 days
   Age: 33
26th District - Desplaines
(Algeria, North Africa)
22 JUN 1944 Killed in U.S. Service Chicago Police Memorial Foundation
  Member of:     Chicago Policemen's Benevolent & Welfare Association     United States Army

Chicago Police Department - Patrolman Star Detective
GRIFFIN, James W.

   Star # Unknown
   Served: 5 years, 7 months, 26 days
   Age: 30
40th District - Summerdale
(Manila, Philippines)
20 MAY 1944 Gunfire - Enemy Chicago Police Memorial Foundation   American Battle Monuments Commision
  Member of:     United States Army
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WORLD WAR I
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Officer Demographics Unit of Assignment
(Location of Death)
End of Watch Cause of Death Memorial Links

Chicago Police Department - Lieutenant Star Lieutenant
O'HARA, John T.

   Star # Unknown
   Served: 39 years, 10 months, 8 days
   Age: 68
Women's Detention Home No. 2
(Location of Death Unknown)
14 NOV 1918 Killed in U.S. Service  
  Member of:     U.S. Flag

Chicago Police Department - Patrolman Star Probationary Patrolman
HOURIHAN, Frank P.

   Star # Unknown
   Served: 7 months, 14 days
   Age: 26
3rd District, 3rd Precinct - Cottage Grove
(Location of Death Unknown)
17 AUG 1918 Crash - Automobile  
  Member of:     United States Army

Chicago Police Department - Patrolman Star Patrolman
IVES, Joseph E.

   Star # Unknown
   Served: 6 years, 1 months, 25 days
   Age: 28
4th District, 4th Precinct - South Wabash
(Ellington Field, TX)
04 APR 1918 Crash - Plane Chicago Police Memorial Foundation
  Member of:     United States Army Signal Corps
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