IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name George Knudson
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Pipeman
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 3/25/1915
Cause of Death Vehicle collision
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 3/22/1915
Incident Location Street/Road
Incident Attribute Traffic accidents

Incident Summary

On March 25, 1915, Chicago Fire Department Pipeman George Knudson died in the line of duty from injuries received March 22, in a collision between the fire apparatus of his company and a street-car at the intersection of Root and Dearborn streets.

Knudson became a member of the department November 1, 1911.

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