Private Will P. Stillwell

Private Will P. Stillwell

Texas Rangers, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, April 3, 1918

Will P. Stillwell

Private Stillwell was shot and killed as he and U.S. Customs inspectors confronted smugglers at the Rio Grande River near Santa Helena, Texas. Private Stillwell and a Mexican bandit were killed during a shootout.

Private Stillwell was survived by his wife and children.

Bio

  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Pvt. Stillwell,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Texas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
A Fellow Texan

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

April 3, 2018

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