Private James Blaine Shrewsbury

Private James Blaine Shrewsbury

West Virginia State Police, West Virginia

End of Watch Monday, July 16, 1923

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James Blaine Shrewsbury

Private Shrewsbury succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained four days earlier when was shot in a gun battle with a gang of bootleggers near Lansing. He was taken to Oak Hill Hospital for treatment and then transferred to John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland where he succumbed to his wounds.

Private Shrewsbury was a U.S. Army World War I veteran.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 12, 1923
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 12, 2020

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