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With the 2015 Firefighter Memorial Service set for Oct. 24, Dallas Fire-Rescue is searching for the family members of some of their firefighters killed in the line of duty.

In its nearly 150 year history, 70 Dallas firefighters have been killed on the job.

DFR would like to have a family member present from each of the 70 firefighters killed a the memorial service, but despite their best efforts, they haven't been able to locate everyone.

There are currently six families they have not been able to contact.

Eliga Frank Kelly (Kelley): (Jan. 30, 1880 - Oct. 8, 1909)
Father was Samuel T. Kelley (of Scurry, TX)
Mother was Susan Jane Archy-Kelley (of Scurry, TX)
Wife was Mary Josephine Long Baird Kelly

Henry G. Hodges: (Sept. 22, 1887 - Dec. 24, 1912)
Father was Henry Clay Hodges
Mother was Mallie or Molly E. Neely Hodges

Patrick Galligan: (August 15, 1889 - April 16, 1921)
Father was Andrew Galligan
Mother was Honora Fitzpatrick Galligan.
He and his brother both came from County Cavan, Ireland; where the rest of his family is still believed to be.

Glenn Reed Briggs: (April 15,1893 - March 28,1925)
Father was George W. Briggs
Mother was Sarah (Sadie) Willett Briggs.

Willard Lee Burns: (April 30, 1905 - April 22, 1931)
Father was John B. Burns
Mother was Anna Adelia Watson Burns.

Jesse David Ogburn: (January 28, 1881 - May 5, 1934)
Father was James Jefferson Ogburn
Mother was Ada F. Trice Ogburn

Anyone with any information about these men or their families is asked to contact Dallas Fire-Rescue or email DFR Chaplain Services at dfd-chaplains@dallascityhall.com.

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