Town Marshal Henry Vilus Martin

Town Marshal Henry Vilus Martin

Lula Marshal's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, March 8, 1923

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Henry Vilus Martin

Town Marshal Henry Martin and Town Marshal Jack Bryan were shot and killed by a man they arrested for passing a worthless check.

The man suddenly produced a pistol and shot and killed both officers instantly as they were escorting him into the town jail. Minutes later the man surrendered to the Banks County sheriff.

Marshal Martin and Marshal Bryan were brothers-in-law. Marshal Martin was survived by his wife, two sons, and daughter.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in Peace, Town Marshal Martin. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 1, 2012

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