Inside the FSPD - Officer Memorial Page

Patrolman - Ernest Augustus Anthony
End of Watch:  Friday, May 13, 1904
Patrolman - Ernest Augustus Anthony Biographical Information
Age: 50
Tour of Duty: 15 years
Badge Number: N/A
Incident Details
Cause of Death: Struck by train
Date of Incident: Friday, May 13, 1904
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: N/A
Patrolman Ernest Anthony was struck and killed by a train while patrolling the local rail yard.

Several trains were switching tracks at the time which resulted in Patrolman Anthony not hearing the oncoming train that struck him.

Patrolman Anthony had served with the Fort Smith Police Department for 15 years. He was survived by his wife.