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b. 13/08/1864 Hartford, Connecticut. d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 11/05/1898 Cienfuegos, Cuba.

 

Hill was born August 13, 1864 in Hartford, Connecticut. He joined the Marine Corps from Portsmouth, Virginia in September 1896, and was honorably discharged in October 1901. Hill later joined the Army, and was discharged for disability in 1903 at Benicia, California.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Hill displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

Frank Hill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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