Police Officer Charles J. Benderoth

Police Officer Charles J. Benderoth

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, May 2, 1914

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Charles J. Benderoth

Officer Benderoth succumbed to injuries received two weeks earlier when his police motorcycle was struck by a vehicle. He was making a turn at the intersection of Boyle Street and Lindell Street when the accident occurred. During his recover Officer Benderoth contracted meningitis and died a short time later.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, April 20, 1914

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Officer Benderoth,
Please excuse my previous reflection left for you where I got the anniversary of your End of Watch wrong. It should have said on today the 110th anniversary of your death I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

June 4, 2024

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