Project Roll Call

Robert Gedney

  • Firefighter
  • Paterson Volunteer Fire Department
  • New Jersey
  • Age: 37
  • Year of Death: 1884

Firefighter Robert Gedney of Cataract Hose Company 2 passed away on March 9, 1884, while responding from his home on foot, for a fire in 2 story house. He collapsed on the Arch Street Bridge and died shortly thereafter presumably of a heart attack. Firefighter Gedney was 37 years old.

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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