Town Marshal A. H. Hamby

Town Marshal A. H. Hamby

St. Charles Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, December 24, 1910

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A. H. Hamby

Town Marshal A.H. Hamby was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man causing a disturbance in a company store.

During the arrest, the man produced a handgun and opened fire. Despite being mortally wounded, Marshal Hamby was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

Marshal Hamby had served with the St. Charles Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife, five children, mother, and six siblings.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Marshal Hamby,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Charles. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 24, 2020

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