Project Roll Call

August Jannsen

  • Assistant Chief
  • Milwaukee Fire Department
  • Wisconsin
  • Age: 34
  • Year of Death: 1894

Assistant Chief August Jannsen, age 34, of the Milwaukee Fire Department died in a collapse during a fire at the Davidson Theatre on April 9, 1894.


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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Memorial Wall

  1. There are no memory wall messages for this firefighter.