2017 Honoree Harry T. Mesh | Harbor Hospital

Harry T. Mesh, 27, of Dorchester, Mass., was killed in the line of duty March 13, 1938, when the ambulance he was in collided with the car on Bay Parkway at 86th Street while responding to an emergency call at 2 a.m, according to the New York Times.

“Police of the Bath Beach Station called a second ambulance for (an ambulance driver who was injured) and Mesh,” the New York Times article reads in part.

Mesh was serving an internship as a surgeon with New York City emergency ambulance at Harbor Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. He had been with the Harbor Hospital 10 months.