Patrolman Charles Smith

Patrolman Charles Smith

Ardmore Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Monday, September 27, 1915

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Charles Smith

Patrolman Smith was killed when a Santa Fe railroad car carrying 250 barrels of gasoline exploded at the Ardmore passenger terminal. Dozens of other bystanders were killed as a result of the explosion.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Explosion

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

September 27, 2020

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