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HILL, Orvis F

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HILL, Orvis Frederick      "Buck"

Servicenumber: 39404763  


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HILL Orvis F 03 

Age: 29
Born: 3 October 1915, Cedarville, Modoc County, California
Hometown: Cedarville, Modoc County, California
Family: Frederick C. Hill (father)
Lola M. Hill (mother)
Jessie (Hill) Goodwin (sister)
Maxine (Hill) Toney (sister
Buze Miller (halfbrother)
Bernice F. (Stanley) Hill (wife)
Raemarie E. Hill (daughter)
Francis O. Hill (daughter)
Rank: Technical Sergeant
Function: Not available
Regiment: 334th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Division – Transport: 84th Infantry Division
Company – Squadron: C Company
Unit – Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 14 January 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Samree, Belgium
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot A, Row 16, Grave 5
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Ardennes
Biography: -
Other information: T/Sgt Orvis F. Hill enlisted in Sacremento, California on 3 December 1942.

He was killed while on patrol in a forest just outside Samree, Belgium.

Source of information: André Koch,,, - WWII Enlistment Record, - 1920/1930/1940 Census / Rob Thomas Family Tree / U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil 1942-1949,

Photo source: Peter Schouteten, - Rob Thomas


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