Sergeant Louis Edward Stiger

Sergeant Louis Edward Stiger

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, July 9, 1947

Louis Edward Stiger

Sergeant Louis Stiger was accidentally shot and killed at the Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, when a .45 caliber service weapon held by another MP was accidentally discharged.

The round fatally wounded Sergeant Stiger and wounded a second MP in the leg.

Sergeant Stiger was a US Army veteran of WWII. He was survived by his parents.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Location New Mexico

accidental discharge

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Sgt. Stiger,
On today, the 69th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 9, 2016

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