Memorial to Earnest T. Wessells
Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Date of Death: April 23, 1938
Years of Service: Seven
Marital Status: Married
Location of Death: Piney Branch and Butternut Street, NW
Officer Wessells, a motorman, was responding to a false Code One assignment when his motorcycle struck a street car.
Officer Wessells was thrown from his bike and died on the scene.
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