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Deputy Sheriff George Dillon | Mingo County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia Mingo County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia

Deputy Sheriff

George Dillon

Mingo County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 21, 1918

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Deputy Sheriff George Dillon and Deputy Sheriff William Ellis were shot and killed while attempting to arrest several military deserters.

The subject who shot them turned himself in 18 months later and was sentenced to life in prison.

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Deputy Sheriff William Ellis
Mingo County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia
End of Watch: Wednesday, August 21, 1918
Cause: Gunfire

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George Dillion was my Great Grandfather. How touching to find this Memorial for him. I have his wedding picture on my wall. God Bless all the Men and Women who have our six here and abroad.

Karla Parkes
November 15, 2015

 

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