Hill, Frank Ackerman, Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1945-1946, M 2120, Headquarters, I Bomber Command
Service Years
1939 - 1969
Colonel

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Nyack, New York
Last Address
Birnamwood, Wisconsin

Date of Passing
Jan 05, 2012
 
Location of Interment
Pompton Plains Reformed Church Cemetery - Pompton Plains, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Air Force Commander Headquarters Air Force Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces AssociationAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2016, American Fighter Aces Association
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
In WWII he was credited with destroying 7 enemy aircraft in aerial combat plus 2 probables and 5 damaged.
 
Synopsis of his Silver Star citation:

Awarded for actions during World War II
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major (Air Corps) Frank A. Hill, United States Army Air Forces, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action during World War II.

Service: Army Air Forces

Rank: Major

   
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http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=564
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83875659
http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=47642
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_031.php
   
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  1942-1943, M 1055, 308th Fighter Squadron - Emerald Knights

Captain
From Month/Year
May / 1942
To Month/Year
March / 1943
Unit
308th Fighter Squadron - Emerald Knights Unit Page
Rank
Captain
MOS
M 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Location
England, Algeria, Tunisia
Country/State
Not Specified
   
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 308th Fighter Squadron - Emerald Knights Details

308th Fighter Squadron  - Emerald Knights
Type
Combat - Fighter Units
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Fighter Units
Strength
Air Squadron
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Jul 20, 2018
   
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
They were not the Emerald Knights then.

   
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3 Members Also There at Same Time
308th Fighter Squadron - Emerald Knights

Baker, Royal Newman, Lt Gen, (1941-1975) M10 M 1055 Captain
Molland, Leland Phillips, Lt Col, (1942-1951) Captain
Guarino, Lawrence Nicholas, Col, (1943-1975) First Lieutenant

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