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Memorial to Claude O. Rupe

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: October 14, 1928
Rank: Officer
Age: 27
Years of Service: Four years and 11 months
Marital Status: Married
Location of Death: 300 block Maryland Avenue, SW


Officer Rupe was on motorcycle duty when the bike skidded on wet pavement, throwing him. Officer Rupe died of head trauma.

Officer Rupe and Officer F.M. Doyle, both died in the 300 block of Maryland Avenue, SW. 



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