Officer Arnold Werner died July 10th, 1943, his 30th birthday, of injuries suffered four days earlier when a vehicle turned left in front of his motorcycle at N. 37th Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue, while he was in pursuit of another vehicle.

Werner joined the police force June 1, 1942, and became a motorcycle officer two months later.

In addition to his wife, he was survived by a 14-day old son, two daughters ages 5 and 9, his parents, three brothers and five sisters.

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