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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 1849/1850 Mayfield, Wisconsin. d. 29/03/1906 Manhattan, Nevada.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 08/09/1872 Camp Date Creek, Arizona.

 

Hill was born in Mayfield, Wisconsin. He died on March 20, 1906 in Manhattan, Nevada. His ashes rest in the Columbarium of San Francisco in San Francisco, California.

 

Hill was severely wounded during an outbreak at Camp Date Creek, Arizona Territory on September 8, 1872; he later received a Medal of Honor for the incident. He also received an honorable mention for his actions north of Baby Canyon on December 29, 1872.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Secured the person of a hostile Apache Chief, although while holding the chief he was severely wounded in the back by another Indian.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO COLUMBARIUM, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.

3rd Floor, Section 2, Tier 1, Niche 3

 

Frank E Hill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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