Private George Albert Duling

Private George Albert Duling

West Virginia State Police, West Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, August 28, 1921

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George Albert Duling

Private George Duling was accidentally shot and killed in Ethel, West Virginia. He was taken to a hospital in Logan where he died one hour after the incident.

Various contemporary reports indicate that he was shot accidentally either by a sheriff's deputy or laborer during a period of labor unrest at local mines.

Private Duling had served with the West Virginia State Police for four months.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge, strike

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Pvt. Duling,
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 the state of West Virginia.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

August 28, 2021

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