Patrolman William Pierre Lancaster

Patrolman William Pierre Lancaster

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, June 9, 1932

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William Pierre Lancaster

Patrolman William Lancaster succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was involved in a motorcycle accident while on patrol in Florence County.

He suffered fatal injuries when his motorcycle struck a horse-drawn buggy.

Patrolman Lancaster had served with the South Carolina Highway Patrol for only 6 months. He was survived by his wife, whom he had married only 10 days before the accident.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, June 8, 1932


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Patrolman Lancaster,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of South Carolina.


United States Border Patrol

June 9, 2022

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