Special Officer Herman D. Klein

Special Officer Herman D. Klein

International and Great Northern Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Saturday, July 15, 1916

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Herman D. Klein

Special Officer Herman Klein was struck and killed by a train while protecting a bridge over the Guadalupe River near New Braunfels, Texas.

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

Officer Klein was survived by his wife and daughter.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Texas

guard duty

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