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Frank Hill
Born (1864-08-13)August 13, 1864
Place of birth Hartford, Connecticut
Place of burial Holy Cross Cemetery Yeadon, Pennsylvania
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
United States Army
Years of service 1896 - 1901 (USMC)
1901 - 1903 (USA)
Rank Private
Unit U.S.S. Nashville
Battles/wars Spanish–American War
Awards Medal of Honor

Frank Hill (born August 13, 1864) was a private serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Spanish–American War who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.


Hill was born August 13, 1864 in Hartford, Connecticut and after entering the Marine Corps in 1896 he was sent to fight in the Spanish–American War aboard the U.S.S. Nashville as a private.[1] He later joined the Army, and was discharged due to disability in 1903.[2]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 13 August 1864, Hartford, Conn. Accredited to: Connecticut. G.O. No.: 521, 7 July 1899.


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.[1]

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