Fort Worth Police and Firefighters Memorial
Memorial Location

The memorial is located on the north end of Trinity Park along West 7th Street. It occupies approximately five acres of park. » Get Directions

Hours of Operation
5:00am - 11:30pm
The displays and paths are always illuminated.

Contact Information

By Mail
3801 Hulen Suite 101
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

By Phone

A promise of remembrance.

Joseph Edward Westmoreland


Length of Service:
19 Years

Date of Injury:
September 1, 1938

Date of Death:
September 1, 1938

Location of Incident:
1400 Commerce

Mount Olivet Cemetery

While fighting a garage fire at 1400 Commrce, Joseph Edward "Eddie" Westmoreland was one of two firefighters killed by falling debris. Both Westmoreland and Captain O.W. McCain were in the alley and were buried when a wall fell on them, crushing them. Two other firefighters were injured.

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