P.O. Peter H. Ostiller #3376

Name: Ostiller, Peter H.
Star: 3376
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: Maxwell Street Station
End of Watch: 12-Jun-1918
Incident Details:

Police Officer Peter Ostiller, 30, was a 3-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the Maxwell Street Station.

On June 12, 1918, Officer Ostiller was on foot patrol when he was hit by a vehicle on 12th and Halsted Streets.  The driver, Henry Stephan, swerved to avoid another vehicle and struck the officer.  Officer Ostiller was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Ostiller was laid to rest in Waldheim Cemetery.  He was survived by his mother, Clara and brother, S.J.