Memorial to William E. Yetton
Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Date of Death: November 9, 1908
Years of Service: 16
Marital Status: Married
Location of Death: Benning Road and 21st Streets, NE
Mounted Officer Yetton was responding to the station for check off, when his horse became frightened by a passing wagon. The horse fell to the pavement, causing Officer Yetton to hit his head on the curb. Officer Yetton died four hours later. Officer Yetton was buried at Glenwood Cemetery.
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