IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Joseph Charles
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 10/3/1928
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty [Unknown]

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 10/3/1928
Incident Location [Unknown]
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On October 3, 1928, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Joseph Charles of Truck 37 suffered a fatal heart attack in the line of duty.

Funeral services for Charles were held at St. Kilian Church on October 6, and he was interred at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.


Obituary of Joseph Charles, Chicago Daily Tribune, October 5, 1928.

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