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Policeman Charles F. Dewees | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania


Charles F. Dewees

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Saturday, January 12, 1918

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Age: 53

Tour: 28 years

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Cause: Fall

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Policeman Charles Dewees was killed when the horses pulling his patrol wagon were spooked by a sheet of paper that blew against their legs on Germantown Avenue and he was thrown to the paving and suffered a broken neck.

Policeman Dewees was a 28-year veteran of the force. He was survived by his wife and two sons, who were serving in the Army in World War I.

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A Hero now in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
January 12, 2015


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