IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Charles Milow
Agency Rock Island Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 41 to 45
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 6/7/1916
Cause of Death Thrown from vehicle
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death
Type of Duty Emergency vehicle operations

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Rock Island
Incident State IL
Incident Date 6/7/1916
Incident Location Street/Road
Incident Attribute Traffic accidents

Incident Summary

On June 7, 1916, Firefighter Charles Milow of the Rock Island Fire Department died in the line of duty after being thrown from his horse-drawn fire engine as it rounded a curve. He was a member of the Rock Island Fire Department for 13 years.

Milow was survived by his widow and two children.

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