Border Patrol Inspector Ralph W. Ramsey

Border Patrol Inspector Ralph W. Ramsey

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, February 26, 1942

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Ralph W. Ramsey

Border Patrol Inspector Ralph Ramsey was killed when he fell underneath a train he was attempting to board in Columbus, New Mexico.

He and another inspector were conducting checks of the train yard and noticed an open boxcar. While attempting to board the train he fell underneath a second train which was travelling in the opposite direction.

Inspector Ramsey served with the United States Border Patrol for only eight months.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location New Mexico

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Rest in peace Border Patrol Inspector Ramsey.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 26, 2020

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