Police Officer Charles J. Benderoth

Photo of Police Officer Charles J. Benderoth
End of Watch: Sat, May 2nd, 1914
Date of Incident: Mon, Apr 20th, 1914
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 33


Officer Benderoth succumbed to injuries received two weeks earlier when his police motorcycle was struck by a vehicle. He was making a turn at the intersection of Boyle Street and Lindell Street when the accident occurred. During his recovery Officer Benderoth contracted meningitis and died a short time later.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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St. Louis, Missouri 63103
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