IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Nicholas Wilberscheid
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Driver
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 6/4/1916
Cause of Death Fall
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firehouse duties

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 6/3/1916
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute Firehouse accidents

Incident Summary

On June 4, 1916, Chicago Fire Department Driver Nicholas Wilberscheid died in the line of duty as a result of injuries received falling from the seat of his engine in front of Engine Company No. 35, while his company was changing quarters on June 3.

He became a member of the Department January 1, 1907.

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