Today we remember Corporal Edward F. Dolphin.
On August 6, 1928, Corporal Dolphin, 27, died following a motorcycle accident returning to Troop K Headquarters from patrol. On July 27, 1928, Corporal Dolphin’s motorcycle overturned when it struck a rut in the road near Kenisco Dam. Trooper Dolphin died ten days later in the White Plains Hospital as the result of a fractured skull.
Corporal Dolphin had been a member of Troop K since 1924 and rose to the rank of Corporal in 1927.
Corporal Dolphin had been Regimental Heavyweight Boxing Champion when he was assigned to a Coastal Defense Artillery Unit of the U.S. Army.