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Ens. Harry Ernest Hill

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Ens. Harry Ernest Hill

Birth
Death
17 Apr 1944 (aged 22)
Trinidad And Tobago
Burial
Blades, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID
51076335 View Source

Harry, who resided at 7 Albury Avenue, Georgetown, Delaware, served as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy Air Corps during World War II.

Harry was the Co-Pilot of PB4Y-1 #32235, 113th Bombing Squadron, Fleet Air Wing Five, which took off with 10 on board, from Waller Field, Trinidad, British West Indies on a ferrying mission to England. For an unknown reason the pilot turned north instead of south and crashed into a mountain side 6 1/2 miles north of Waller Field. All those on the plane died in this crash.

Harry was "Killed" in the "Line Of Duty" in this crash during the war.

He had served in the Navy for one year and ten months at the time of his death.

Service # 301640

Husband of Isabelle A. Short Hill.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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Those lost on PB4Y-1 #32235:

Brannon, Bernard C. ~ AMM3c, PA
Durland, Russell W. ~ Ens, Navigator, NY
Evans, Charles L. ~ AMM2c, MA
Haus, George A. ~ AOM3c, KS
Hester, William D. ~ S1c, MS
Hill, Harry E. ~ Ens, Co-Pilot, DE
Lowe, Robert B. ~ Lt JG, Pilot, MA
Salierno, Joseph ~ ARM3c, Radio Operator, RI
Sinclair, Ralph J. ~ AMM3c, MN
Sutcliffe, Clifford H. ~ ARM3c, OH

( Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

Harry, who resided at 7 Albury Avenue, Georgetown, Delaware, served as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy Air Corps during World War II.

Harry was the Co-Pilot of PB4Y-1 #32235, 113th Bombing Squadron, Fleet Air Wing Five, which took off with 10 on board, from Waller Field, Trinidad, British West Indies on a ferrying mission to England. For an unknown reason the pilot turned north instead of south and crashed into a mountain side 6 1/2 miles north of Waller Field. All those on the plane died in this crash.

Harry was "Killed" in the "Line Of Duty" in this crash during the war.

He had served in the Navy for one year and ten months at the time of his death.

Service # 301640

Husband of Isabelle A. Short Hill.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Those lost on PB4Y-1 #32235:

Brannon, Bernard C. ~ AMM3c, PA
Durland, Russell W. ~ Ens, Navigator, NY
Evans, Charles L. ~ AMM2c, MA
Haus, George A. ~ AOM3c, KS
Hester, William D. ~ S1c, MS
Hill, Harry E. ~ Ens, Co-Pilot, DE
Lowe, Robert B. ~ Lt JG, Pilot, MA
Salierno, Joseph ~ ARM3c, Radio Operator, RI
Sinclair, Ralph J. ~ AMM3c, MN
Sutcliffe, Clifford H. ~ ARM3c, OH

( Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )


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