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Edwin Joseph Hill
Birth: Oct. 4, 1895
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1941
Hawaii, USA

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. During the December 7, 1941 Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, he was serving on board the USS Nevada. In the midst of the attack, he led the ship's line handling detail in casting off from the quays alongside Ford Island so the Nevada could get underway. While attempting to drop anchor at the end of the battleship's brief sortie he was blown overboard and killed by enemy bombs.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Section A, Grave 895
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Aug 10, 2003
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Edwin Joseph Hill
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