Special Officer Virgil Arthur McGee

Special Officer Virgil Arthur McGee

Texas and Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Wednesday, July 5, 1916

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Virgil Arthur McGee

Special Officer Virgil McGee was struck and killed by an eastbound passenger train at Elm Creek Bridge, about two and one-half miles west of Abilene, Texas.

He had been assigned to guard the bridge as part of the military's efforts to protect troop movements toward the Mexican border.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Texas

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