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Patrick Egan

Patrick Egan


...entitled to special honorable mention...

Patrick Egan, Chief First Battalion, is entitled to special honorable mention for rescuing a man in a semi-conscious condition from the stoke-hold of the wreck of the Steamer "Eastland," by means of a thirty-six foot ladder, at great personal risk, on the morning of Saturday, July 24, 1915, at the southwest end of Clark Street Bridge.


reprinted from the Chicago Fire Department General Order Number 8, August 1, 1915


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