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.


  • 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.


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August 28, 2021

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