|Frank Ebenezer Hill|
|Born||July 31, 1880|
|Died||September 23, 1932(aged 52)|
|Place of birth||LaGrange, Indiana|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Rank||Ship's Cook First Class|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Frank Ebenezer Hill (July 31, 1880–September 23, 1932) was a United States Navy Ship's Cook First Class received the Medal of Honor for actions on board the USS Bennington (PG-4) off San Diego, California during a boiler explosion which killed 62 enlisted men and one officer.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Ship's Cook First Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 31 July 1880, La Grange, Ind. Accredited to: Indiana. G.O. No.: 13, 5 January 1906.
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, Calif., 21 July 1905.
He was the son of John C. & Sarah Lucinda (Baker) Hill.
Family genealofist and LaGrange Co. Historical Society
- ↑ "Medal of Honor recipients". United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/inter1901-11.html. Retrieved January 6, 2010.
- This article incorporates from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- "Home of Heroes". http://www.homeofheroes.com/moh/citations_peace/hill_frank.html. Retrieved September 29, 2010.
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