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CMOHS.org - Chief Quarter Gunner HILL, GEORGE, U.S. Navy

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HILL, GEORGE

Rank: Chief Quarter Gunner
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1844, England
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: New York, N.Y.
G.O. Number: 176
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Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Kansas, Hill displayed great coolness and self-possession at the time Comdr. A. F. Crosman and others were drowned, near Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872, and by extraordinary heroism and personal exertion, prevented greater loss of life.