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HILL, GEORGE

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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.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Chief Quarter Gunner U.S.S. Kansas

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1872 England

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.