Patrolman Walter A. Spiering

Patrolman Walter A. Spiering

Oshkosh Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Wednesday, July 19, 1939

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Walter A. Spiering

Patrolman Walter Spiering succumbed to injuries he sustained from a motorcycle accident four days earlier.

He was driving his motorcycle south on Oregon Street when another vehicle pulled into the street from the curb between Ninth and Tenth Avenue.

Patrolman Spiering had served with the Oshkosh Police Department for over three years. He was survived by his wife and two sons, parents, four brothers, and three sisters. His youngest son was born 19 days before he died.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years, 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, July 15, 1939


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It was born and raised in Oshkosh. I'm 29 years old and Walter spearing ing was my great uncle ❤️ I'm very proud of him and on behalf of the whole city of Oshkosh and the Oshkosh Police department everyone is proud of him... Rest in peace, officer spearing

Cory robl
Great uncle

January 12, 2023

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