Military Police Officer Orville C. DePew

Military Police Officer Orville C. DePew

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, August 5, 1946

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Orville C. DePew

Military Police Officer Orville DePew was killed while riding atop a gasoline train near Ulm, Germany.

He was killed when he hit the top of a tunnel that the train entered.

MP DePew was assigned to the 381st Military Police Battalion and was assigned as a railroad policeman. He was survived by his parents, four brothers, and sister.


  • Age 19
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental
  • Location Overseas


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On today, the 77th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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August 5, 2023

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