Deputy Sheriff Henry Benoit

Deputy Sheriff Henry Benoit

Comal County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, August 7, 1916

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Henry Benoit

Deputy Sheriff Henry Benoit was killed when the vehicle he was driving was struck by a train near the intersection of the railroad and Lakeview Boulevard in New Braunfels, Texas.

He and a soldier stationed at a nearby encampment had gone to the city to arrest a wanted subject. The soldier was also killed while two other people riding in the vehicle were injured.

Deputy Benoit was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

arrest, train crash

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Deputy Sheriff Benoit,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Comal County.


United States Border Patrol

August 7, 2016

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