THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE

    Private Robert V. Myers
Pennsylvania State Police

Troop "D"

1890-1913

Incident Details

Robert V. Myers was born September 21, 1890, at Berwick, Pennsylvania.

Before his enlistment with Constabulary, he served with Troop H, US Cavalry, from 1907 to 1910. He enlisted with the Constabulary on February 15, 1912, and was assigned to Troop D, Butler. He resided at 646 Madison Street, Lancaster. He was 21 years old and 5' 7" tall.

He resigned from the Constabulary June 15, 1912, to return to school. Unfortunately, he withdrew his resignation. On March 28, 1913, Private Myers was patrolling a flooded district at Sharon to prevent possible looting, when he was accidentally shot and killed by Private Frank White.

Private Myers, 22, had completed one year and one month of Constabulary service.

He was survived by his grandfather, Mr. Robert Fickling, of Lancaster and was buried in North Hill Cemetery, Butler.