Project Roll Call

Aloysius Welsh

Aloysius Welsh

  • Firefighter
  • Philadelphia Fire Department
  • Pennsylvania
  • Age: 49
  • Year of Death: 1976

Firefighter Aloysius Welsh of the Philadelphia Fire Department, was killed on May 16, 1976, while fighting a basement fire at Barson’s Deli at Bustleton and Castor Avenues in which the floor collapsed. Firefighter Bernard McSloy, Firefighter David Stewart and Firefighter Richard Iannacone were also killed.


This firefighter line of duty fatality occurred before the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial was built in Emmitsburg, Maryland. While this firefighter has not been officially honored at the Memorial site, there are plans to do so when resources are available.

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