Hill, Ployer Peter, Maj

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 770-Airplane Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1932-1935, Headquarters, Air Corps Ferrying Command
Service Years
1918 - 1935
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Home Town
Newburyport, Massachusetts
Last Address
Wright Field, Ohio

Date of Passing
Oct 30, 1935
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He was killed in the crash of the Model 299, prototype of the B-17, that he was flying because the ground crew had neglected to remove limitations on  the control surfaces.
In 1939 Ogden Air Depot, UT was renamed Hill Field in his honor. In 1948 it became Hill AFB.
He was buried in his hometown of Newburyport, MA, cemetery unknown.


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