|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||31 to 35|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||7/26/1925|
|Cause of Death||Thrown from vehicle|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Responding to/returning from incident|
On July 26, 1925, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter John W. Barry of Engine 14 died in the line of duty while responding to a fire on Clybourn Avenue. Barry suffered a fatal skull fracture when he fell off the back of Engine 14 near the intersection of Milton Avenue and Harvey Street.
“Fireman Riding to Fire Falls Off Engine; Killed,” Chicago Daily Tribune, July 27, 1925.