Hill, Francis, BG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1961-1963, 00GC, V Corps Artillery
Service Years
1927 - 1963
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Brigadier General



Eight Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1909
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Dec 01, 1973
 
Location of Interment
Monterey City Cemetery - Monterey, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Field Artillery Pvt, Cpl, Sgt  March 1927 - June 1929.
USMA Cadet June 1929 - June 1933.
Commissioned 2LT of FA in June 1933.
Retired as BG on 31 July 1963.
   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. ArmyChina Combat Training CommandChina-Burma-India (CBI)Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
8th ArmyDepartment of the Army (DA)Army War College (Staff)Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 4th Infantry Division
Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 3rd Armored DivisionV Corps Artillery
  1938-1939, 6, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1942-1943, 2520, China Combat Training Command
  1943-1946, 2162, China-Burma-India (CBI)
  1946-1946, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1946-1950, 2520, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1950-1951, 2180, 8th Army
  1951-1953, 2162, Department of the Army (DA)
  1953-1954, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1957-1959, 00GC, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 4th Infantry Division
  1959-1961, 00GC, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 3rd Armored Division
  1961-1963, 00GC, V Corps Artillery
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - China-Burma-India Theater/India-Burma Campaign (1942-45)
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1929-1933, United States Military Academy
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