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Name : OConnor, William 

Rank: Ptl.

Shield #: 15732 Command: Mounted Unit
Date of Death: 1931-05-19   Cause of Death: Shot
     
 Officer O'Connor was shot and killed while on duty.   
 
     
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Rest in peace brother.
— JOM

rest in peace.
— sjs
Posted: December 6, 2006, 11:57 am

i am researdhing my familys history and i am trying to find out about George McDonald a police officer who may have been involved in this shooting anyone who could shed some light on this event would welcome
— rlt
Posted: April 26, 2011, 11:22 am

Ptl OConnor you may have passed but you will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace William
— Tommy
Posted: May 19, 2013, 7:11 am

William we continue to pray for you. Rest in Peace.
— Tommy
Posted: May 19, 2014, 11:13 am

There is no record of Ptl O'Connore receiving any Department Recognition in either the NYPD Annual Report of 1932 nor the Medal Day Program of 1933. If anyone has any information concerning this, please advise.
— ProudPD
Posted: February 9, 2015, 8:22 pm

William we continue to pray for you. Rest in Peace.
— Tommy
Posted: May 7, 2015, 6:37 am

There are a number of archived newspaper articles available online which detail the circumstances of Ptl O'Connors death. These items can be found in the Brooklyn Standard Union 9/26/31 and The Long Island Daily Press of May 19th 1931
— john
Posted: May 18, 2015, 7:52 am

 


 

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