MILITARY SERVICE DEATHS
Roll Call of all known Military Service Deaths. A Military Service Death is classified as the death of a member of the Chicago Police Department who has been killed serving their Country in the armed forces while on leave from the Department.
Patrolman Martin Bill Larsen Jr.
Petty Officer 1st Class Martin Bill Larsen, Jr. enlisted in the U.S. Navy, served as ships cook and was a veteran of World War II.
On August 13, 1944, Petty Officer 2nd Class Larsen died at sea in service to his Country.
POLICE RECORD & DEMOGRAPHICS:
Patrolman Martin Bill Larsen, Jr., Star #403, aged 40 years, was a 13 year, 7 month, 8 day veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the Stolen Auto Section.
Officer Larsen's memorial mass was held at St. Peter's Church and he was laid to rest in Evergreen Cemetery, 3401 West 87th Street, Evergreen Park, Illinois.
Patrolman Martin Bill Larsen, Jr., born March 12, 1904, received his Probationary Appointment to the Chicago Police Department on January 5, 1931. Prior to becoming a Chicago Policeman Larson was a Park Policeman for the South Park Police Department.
Officer Larsen was a member of the Chicago Patrolman's Club and the Chicago Policemen's Benevolent Association. He was survived by his wife, Rose T. (nee McCuddy); parents: Anna (nee Johnson) and Martin and sister, Myrtle Elenor Deamud.