Private Charles M. Kackley

Private Charles M. Kackley

West Virginia State Police, West Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, May 25, 1921

Charles M. Kackley

Private Charles Kackley, Private Ernest Ripley and Private William McMillion were all shot and killed during a two-year battle with striking coal miners in which over 50 people were killed. The strike was finally put down with the help of the United States Army.

Private Kackley was survived by his mother.


  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 25, 2015

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