Patrolman William B. Gill

Patrolman William B. Gill

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, May 27, 1923

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William B. Gill

Patrolman William Gill was killed in a motorcycle accident while on patrol.

Patrolman Gill was on motorcycle patrol in the Long Island City area of Queens when his motorcycle skidded on the trolley track at the corner of Vernon Avenue and Fourteenth Street. Patrolman Gill was thrown from his motorcycle and he struck his head on the ground, and fractured his skull. He died at the scene.

Patrolman Gill was assigned to the 109th Precinct, the present day 108th Precinct.


  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 27, 2015

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