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Name : Barrett, William 

Rank: Ptl.

Shield #: 1808 Command: 013 Pct.
Date of Death: 1918-08-26   Cause of Death: Thrown From Horse
     
 Patrolman Barrett died of injuries he received three days earlier when he attempted to stop a runaway horse. Patrolman Barrett was assigned to the north roadway on the Williamsburg Bridge when a horse attached to a covered wagon approached. Patrolman Barrett attempted to stop the horse, but was thrown to the ground. He was removed to Gouverneur Hospital were he died three days later from is injured.   
 
     
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Comments from Friends    
     
Rest in peace brother.
— JOM

REST IN PEACE.
— sjs
Posted: December 15, 2006, 12:38 pm

Ptl Barrett, you may have passed but you will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace William.
— Tommy
Posted: August 26, 2013, 2:55 am

officer barrette was my great great grandfather i am looking for any kind of information on him and our family. if any one has anything please contact me. all of my family is deseased. thank you
— Kim Martin
Posted: January 29, 2014, 12:45 pm

William we continue to pray for you. Rest in Peace.
— Tommy
Posted: August 26, 2014, 6:37 am

 


 

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