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Deputy Sheriff Welton A. McGill | Henry County Sheriff's Office, Ohio Henry County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

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Welton A. McGill

Henry County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch: Friday, April 13, 1917

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Age: 38

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Cause: Struck by train

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Deputy Sheriff Welton McGill was killed and Sheriff Peter H. Reichert died from critical injuries hours later after their automobile was struck by a train at a crossing in Liberty Center, Ohio. A prisoner being transported to jail was also killed.

Deputy Sheriff McGill had previously served in the Spanish-American War and was survived by his wife. He is buried at Glenwood Cemetery, Henry County, Ohio.

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Sheriff Peter H. Reichert
Henry County Sheriff's Office, Ohio
End of Watch: Saturday, April 14, 1917
Cause: Struck by train

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Deputy Sheriff McGill,
On today, the 97th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Sheriff for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Henry County.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol
April 13, 2014

 

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