Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman George E. Nadsady, #714

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversary of their End of Watch.

Patrolman George E. Nadsady, #714, EOW 11/8/1918

George Edward Nadsady was born on June 6, 1891 in Cleveland, Ohio.  He was appointed a Cleveland Police Patrolman on February 1, 1917 and assigned Badge Number 714.  Officer Nadsady was initially assigned to the 3rd Precinct and then transferred to the 11th Precinct.  Having prior service as a Fireman in the US Navy, he requested a Leave of Absence and enlisted in the US Army during World War I.  Nadsady served in France with the 331st Infantry Regiment, which was part of the 83rd Infantry Division and composed entirely of Clevelanders aged 21-31.  While serving in France at “the front,” Corporal Nadsady was accidently shot and killed on November 8, 1918.

World War 1 draft record for Patrolman Nadsady

Reinterment, Aug 24, 1920

Officer Nadsady was survived by his father Edward (a Cleveland Police Sergeant), mother Veronica (nee Konkol), brothers Joseph, Peter, and Edward Jr.  He was laid to rest in Woodland Protestant Cemetery.

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