P.O. Michael J. Walsh #127

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Lest We Forget P.O. Michael J. Walsh #127


'Lest We Forget'
Police Officers Who Have Made The Ultimate Sacrifice
While Serving The Yonkers Police Department

Police Officer Michael J. Walsh #127
Appointed: March 15, 1925
End of Watch: December 23, 1929

P.O. Michael J. Walsh

Yonkers Police Officer Michael Walsh was appointed to the department on March 15, 1925. In May of 1929 he was assigned to armored motorcycle duty. On December 23, 1929, Ptl Walsh and his partner were escorting an armored truck to a bank when his motorcycle was struck by a truck. He died in the hospital a short time later. Ptl Walsh was 27 years old and left behind his wife Margueritte and his six-month -old daughter Joan. "Lest We Forget"