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Detective James F. Tindal | Charleston Police Department, South Carolina Charleston Police Department, South Carolina

Detective

James F. Tindal

Charleston Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch: Friday, June 17, 1955

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Age: Not available

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Cause: Automobile crash

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Detective James Tindal and Sergeant Jessie Benton were killed in an automobile accident near Holly Hill, South Carolina, while returning to Charleston to assist at the Charleston Tidewater Terminal fire.

The two officers, along with their wives, had been in Charlotte, North Carolina, to represent the Charleston Police Department in a pistol competition. All members of the department were ordered to return to Charleston to assist at the scene of the fire.

Policeman Lawrence Yates had been killed in the fire while attempting to rescue a citizen.

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Sergeant Jessie C. Benton
Charleston Police Department, South Carolina
End of Watch: Friday, June 17, 1955
Cause: Automobile crash

Policeman Lawrence B. Aytes
Charleston Police Department, South Carolina
End of Watch: Friday, June 17, 1955
Cause: Fire

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Thank- you for your MARINE @ POLICE SERVICE,YOU @ MY MOTHER COMMING HOME TO HELP WITH THE BIG FIRE IN CHARLESTON,SC ON THE CITY DOCKS.JUNE17,1955!!!I WAS 7 MY BROTHER WAS [email protected] SISTER WAS 12!!!! WILL NEVER FORGET!!!!! GOD HAD A REASON! I WILL FIND OUT ONE DAY!!!! JAMES F. TINDAL JR.

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December 22, 2015

 

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