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Interim 1899 - 1910 - U.S. Navy

Frank Ebenezer Hill

  • Rank: Ship's Cook First Class (Highest Rank: First Lieutenant U.S. Army WWI)
  • Conflict/Era: Interim 1899 - 1910
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Bennington
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 21, 1905
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: San Diego, California, USA
On board the U.S.S. Bennington, for extraordinary heroism displayed at the time of the explosion of a boiler of that vessel at San Diego, Cal., 21 July 1905.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Indiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: July 31, 1880, La Grange, La Grange County, IN, United States
  • Died: September 23, 1932, Key West, FL, United States
  • Buried: Center Point Cemetery, Center Point, IN, United States

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