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Person: James Shea

Engine Company 1 Memorial Plaque
* In memory of Aloysius Boyle, Thomas Donahue, Oliver Exley, John Gormley, William Heller, James Kelley, George McConoghy, John Minnick, George Murray, James Shea, John Welsh and Howard Wilson
* Philadelphia Fire Department insignia
* inscription:
In memory of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice
Lest we forget
FF. Oliver Exley   Truck E   05/12/1881
FF. William Heller   Engine 1   02/20/1897
FF. James Shea   Engine 1   03/02/1899
FF. James Kelley   Truck E   03/30/1905
FF. Aloysius Boyle   Truck E   11/10/1905
FF. John Minnick   Ladder 5   06/05/1925
BC. George McConoghy   Battalion 1   07/23/1928
FF. John Gormley   Ladder 5   01/24/1937
FF. George Murray   Ladder 5   10/19/1937
BC. Howard Wilson   Engine 1   03/24/1945
FF. Thomas Donahue   Engine 1   01/26/1954
FF. John Welsh   Ladder 5   06/12/1973
Dedicated by the members of E-1, L-5, Bn-1 & Medic 35
* In front of Engine Company 1. East side of Broad, South of Bainbridge.
* 39.942290,-75.165525 [map]
* On the Avenue of the Arts tour
* Exhibits: Police and Fire Fighters




St. John's Fire Memorial
2011
* In memory of William Chance, Hugh Duffy, James Shea and George Steinle
* Philadelphia Fire Department insignia
* inscription:
Hoseman George Steinle
Died in the line of duty protecting the citizens of Philadelphia on February 17, 1899
Hoseman William Chance
Died in the line of duty protecting the citizens of Philadelphia on February 17, 1899
Hoseman Hugh Duffy
Died in the line of duty protecting the citizens of Philadelphia on February 17, 1899
Hoseman James Shea
Died in the line of duty protecting the citizens of Philadelphia on March 2, 1899
* On the sidewalk in front of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. East side of 13th between Chestnut and Market.
* 39.951375,-75.161500 [map]
* On the Convention District tour
* Exhibits: Police and Fire Fighters
* See also:
+St. John's