Patrolman Patrick John Bermingham | Star #2130

Patrolman Patrick John Bermingham | Star #2130

Patrolman Patrick John Bermingham | Star #2130

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Corporal Patrick John Bermingham, Service #36398681, served in the U.S. Army enlisting on April 2, 1942, was a veteran of World War II and died in service.

On March 28, 1945, Corporal Bermingham was driving a military truck to Camp Ellis when it was sideswiped by another truck. His death is classified as Died Non-Battle (DNB).

POLICE RECORD & DEMOGRAPHICS:

Patrolman Patrick John Bermingham, Star #2130, aged 35 years, was a 12 year, 0 month, 3 day veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 7th District – Woodlawn.

Officer Bermingham’s memorial mass was held at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church and was laid to rest on April 2, 1945 in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, 3801 West 87th Street, Evergreen Park, Illinois. His grave is located in Grave S 1/2, Lot X55, Block –, Section G.

Patrolman Patrick John Bermingham, born May 27, 1909, received his Probationary Appointment to the Chicago Police Department on March 25, 1933. He earned 1 Credible Mention during his career.

Officer Bermingham was survived by his mother, Catherine (nee Hoare) and Siblings: Edward T. and John T. (CPD). He was preceded in death by his father, Patrick (CPD).

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Patrolman John A. McCarthy, Sr. | Star #5728

Patrolman John A. McCarthy, Sr. | Star #5728

Patrolman John A. McCarthy, Sr. | Star #5728

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1st Lieutenant John A. McCarthy, Sr., Service #01298886, served in the U.S. Army enlisting on March 5, 1940 serving in the 301st Infantry, 94th Division, was a veteran of World War II and died in service.

On September 13, 1944, Lieutenant McCarthy was killed in action in France, in service to his Country. His death is classified as Killed in Action (KIA)

POLICE RECORD & DEMOGRAPHICS:

Patrolman John A. McCarthy, Sr., Star #6728, aged 25 years, was a 5 year, 6 month, 30 day veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 5th District – Wabash.

Officer McCarthy was laid to rest in Mount Greenwood Cemetery, 2900 West 111th Street, Chicago, Illinois.

Patrolman John A. McCarthy, born July 24, 1913, received his Probationary Appointment to the Chicago Police Department on January 14, 1939. Prior to becoming a Chicago Policeman McCarthy was a fireman for three and a half years at Engine Company No. 1 located at Lomax Place (present day Congress Expressway Interchange) and Wells Street.

Officer McCarthy was survived by his wife, Josephine M.; son, John A., Jr., age 11 months; parents; brothers: William (CPD) and Raymond (USCG); sisters: Frances and Mrs. Hugh Kelly. He was the son of Chicago Fire Captain Patrick J. McCarthy.

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Patrolman Martin Bill Larsen, Jr. | Star #6529

Patrolman Martin Bill Larsen, Jr. | Star #6529

Patrolman Martin Bill Larsen, Jr. | Star #6529

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Petty Officer 1st Class Martin Bill Larsen, Jr., Service # Unknown, served in the U.S. Navy enlisting, serving as ships cook, was a veteran of World War II and died in service.

On August 13, 1944, Petty Officer 2nd Class Larsen died at sea in service to his Country. His death is classified as Died at Sea (DAS).

POLICE RECORD & DEMOGRAPHICS:

Patrolman Martin Bill Larsen, Jr., Star #6529, aged 40 years, was a 13 year, 7 month, 8 day veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the Stolen Auto Section.

Officer Larsen’s memorial mass was held at St. Peter’s Church. He was laid to rest in Evergreen Cemetery, 3401 West 87th Street, Evergreen Park, Illinois.

Patrolman Martin Bill Larsen, Jr., born March 12, 1904, received his Probationary Appointment to the Chicago Police Department on January 5, 1931. Prior to becoming a Chicago Policeman Larson was a Park Policeman for the South Park Police Department.

Officer Larsen was a member of the Chicago Patrolman’s Club and the Chicago Policemen’s Benevolent Association. He was survived by his wife, Rose T. (nee McCuddy); parents: Anna (nee Johnson) and Martin and sister, Myrtle Elenor Deamud.

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Patrolman James Lawrence Mooney, Jr. | Star #1593

Patrolman James Lawrence Mooney, Jr. | Star #1593

Patrolman James Lawrence Mooney, Jr. | Star #1593

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Corporal James Lawrence Mooney, Jr., Service #36774117, served in the U.S. Army enlisting on November 20, 1943 serving in the 110th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, was a veteran of World War II and died in service. He was awarded a Purple Heart, American Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.

On August 12, 1944, Corporal Mooney was shot by a sniper and was killed in Action (KIA) near Sourdeval, France in service to his Country.

POLICE RECORD & DEMOGRAPHICS:

Patrolman James Lawrence Mooney, Jr., Star #1593, aged 33 years, was a 5 year, 10 month, 19 day veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 36th District – Hudson.

Officer Mooney’s memorial mass was held at Immaculate Conception Church. He was laid to rest in Brittany American Cemetery, 50240 Montjoie-Saint-Martin, Saint-James, France. His grave is located in Plot D, Row 12, Grave 9.

Patrolman James Lawrence Mooney, Jr., born September 16, 1910, received his Probationary Appointment to the Chicago Police Department on September 24, 1938. Prior to becoming a Chicago Policeman Mooney was a Patrolman for the New York Central Railroad Police Department. He attended High School at Loyola Academy and was a star half back on the football team. He then attended Georgetown University where he captained the Elevens football team and was named an All-American lineman and punter. He graduated with a B.A. in Psychology. He joined the NFL where he played from 1930 until 1935, ending his career with the Cardinals and Bears. He lived at 1407 West Arthur Avenue. His grandfather was Francis J. O’Neill, a career policeman who rose through the ranks to become General Superintendent of Police and served in that capacity from 1901 until 1905. His father, Captain James L. Mooney, Sr., also a career CPD officer, retired as Chief of Detectives.

Officer Mooney was survived by his wife, Jeanne; sons: James Lawrence, III and Philip and parents. He was a member of one of the CPD’s most distinguished families. His grandfather was Francis J. O’Neill, a career policeman who rose through the ranks to become General Superintendent from 1901 until 1905. His father, Captain James L. Mooney, Sr., also a career policeman, retired as Chief of Detectives.

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Patrolman Thomas J. Morrisroe | Star #4679

Patrolman Thomas J. Morrisroe | Star #4679

Patrolman Thomas J. Morrisroe | Star #4679

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Private 1st Class Thomas J. Morrisroe, Service #36340553, served in the U.S. Army enlisting on May 20, 1942, was a veteran of World War II and died in service.

On June 22, 1944, Private Morrisroe was killed in Algeria, North Africa in service to his Country. His death is classified as Died Non-Battle (DNB).

POLICE RECORD & DEMOGRAPHICS:

Patrolman Thomas J. Morrisroe, Star #4679, aged 27 years, was a 5 year, 10 month, 19 day veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 26th District – Desplaines.

Officer Morrisroe’s memorial mass was held on July 8, 1944 at St. Mel’s Church.

Patrolman Thomas J. Morrisroe, born May 15, 1915, received his Probationary Appointment to the Chicago Police Department on September 13, 1941.

Officer Morrisroe was a member of the Chicago Policemen’s Benevolent & Welfare Association. He was survived by his parents: Catherine and John; siblings: Beatrice, Catherine, Gretta, Helen, John and Mary and Aunt, Mrs. Mary Hayes.

Thomas J. Morrisroe was born in Ireland in 1911 a native of Roscommon, Ireland he was not yet a citizen of the United States at the time of his death. He lived at 4241 West Jackson Boulevard.

Of the more than 800 Chicago Police Officers to serve in World War II, Officer Morrisroe was the first casualty out of six killed in service to the U.S. during World War II.

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