Trooper George August Forster

Trooper George August Forster

Indiana State Police, Indiana

End of Watch Saturday, May 17, 1941

George August Forster

Trooper George Forster was killed in an automobile accident when a truck pulling a loaded horse trailer struck his patrol car just before midnight on State Road 3 near Paris Crossing in Jennings County.

Trooper Forster had served with the Indiana State Police for over 2½ years and was assigned to the Seymour post. He was survived by his wife and brother. In 2007, the George A. Forster Memorial Bridge over Big Graham Creek near the intersection of State Road 3 and State Road 250 in Jennings County was dedicated in his honor.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years, 8 months
  • Badge 220

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

May 17, 2015

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