Memorial Wall

Bernard S.C. McElroy

August 18, 1899 - December 21, 1924

Bernard S.C. McElroy was born August 18, 1899, at New Kensington, Pennsylvania. Prior to his enlistment with the Constabulary, he served with Company B, 604th U.S. Engineers, from April 7, 1918, to June 27, 1919. He enlisted with the Constabulary on January 1, 1923, and was assigned to Troop D, Butler.

On December 20, 1924, while on motorcycle patrol, Private McElroy collided with a passenger car in the City of New Castle. He was seriously injured and was taken to the New Castle Hospital, where he died the following day.

Private McElroy was buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Butler. He was survived by his mother, Mrs. Jennie E. McElroy, of New Kensington. McElroy, 25, completed two years of Constabulary service.

A silhouette illustration of a state trooper in lieu of an image of Private Bernard S.C. McElroy