|Name||John J. Walsh|
|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||26 to 30|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||3/3/1922|
|Cause of Death||Fall|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Ladder operations , Training duties|
On March 3, 1922, Chicago Fire Department Candidate John J. Walsh fell fifty-five feet from a pompier ladder during an exercise at the fire training academy located at Sebor and South Des Plaines Streets. Walsh was transported to Cook County Hospital, where he died from his injuries.
“Fireman Applicant Killed,” Chicago Daily Tribune, March 5, 1922.