Deputy U.S. Marshal William Duncan

Deputy U.S. Marshal William Duncan

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, October 8, 1910

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William Duncan

Deputy Marshal William Duncan was struck and killed by a freight train while walking through Potomac Yard in Arlington County, Virginia. He had been assigned for duty at the nearby Aqueduct Bridge at the time of the accident.

Deputy Marshal Duncan had served with the United States Marshals Service for five years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Virginia

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Deputy U.S. Marshal Duncan,
On today, the 105th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.


United States Border Patrol

October 8, 2015

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