Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Robert D. Stewart Age: 36 years old Tour: 3 years Metropolitan Police End of Watch: Saturday, February 8, 1913
Obituary
Patrolman Robert Stewart succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he was thrown from his horse on Hillside Street in Milton. He was patrolling the Blue Hill Reservation at approximately 4:30 pm when the incident occurred.

Another patrolman found Patrolman Stewart against a stone wall suffering from a fractured skull. He was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital where he remained until succumbing to his injuries.

Patrolman Stewart had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for three years and had previously served as a member of the Boston Fire Department. He was survived by his wife, seven children, parents, and several siblings.

Remembering …

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