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Name : Hipwell, John 

Rank: Ptl.

Shield #: Command: 045 Pct.
Date of Death: 1866-10-09   Cause of Death: Shot
     
 While on uniform patrol at Broadway and 3rd Street, Williamsburg ? Brooklyn, Ptl. Hipwell was shot and killed while attempting to stop a burglary. This was the second time that Ptl. Hipwell was shot in the line of duty. The perpetrator to this dastardly crime was never identified.   
 
     
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Comments from Friends    
     
Was his killer ever caught? Was he married, had a family?
— Brian Hipwell

May God watch over your soul.
— Phil S.

REST IN PEACE.
— sjs
Posted: December 27, 2006, 6:22 am

I think he may have been a relative of mine. My father, Alan Raymond Hipwell did alot of work on our family tree before his death in 2001 and mentioned John Hipwell. I am proud of his bravery and service and may he rest in peace.
— Elizabeth Hipwell
Posted: November 11, 2008, 4:49 pm

Ptl Hipwell , you are an inspiration , a true Patrolman. You showed that drive to keep the people safe at any cost. Even though you passed you will never be forgotten , we pray for you . Rest in Peace John.
— Tommy
Posted: October 9, 2013, 6:22 am

Ptl Hipwell , you are an inspiration , a true Patrolman. You showed that drive to keep the people safe at any cost. Even though you passed you will never be forgotten , we pray for you . Rest in Peace John.
— Tommy
Posted: October 9, 2013, 6:22 am

 


 

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