Hill, Andrew F.

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Last Rank
Flight Officer
Last Service Branch
Logistics Corps
Last Primary MOS
411A-Ammunition Technician
Last MOS Group
Ordnance (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 411A, RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
- 1944

Logistics Corps

Flight Officer

One Overseas Service Bar

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Home Country
United States
United States
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
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Last Address
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Casualty Date
Jun 06, 1944
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Normandy, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot F Row 13 Grave 5

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
D - Day FallenWorld War II Fallen
  1944, D - Day Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Basic Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)

 Unit Assignments
506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
  1943-1944, 411A, RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Citation for Bronze Star Medal (Posthumous)
Warrant Officer (Junior Grade) Andrew F. Hill, W2124538, Parachute Infantry, United States Army, for meritorious service in connection with operations against the enemy from 1 April 1944 to 6 June 1944, as Assistant Regimental Munitions Officer, Parachute Infantry. Through his initiative, intelligence, and extreme devotion to duty under the most trying conditions, Warrant Officer Hill has been an inspiration to everyone who has worked with him. In the face of many obstacles, he was successful in maintaining the ordnance of his regiment in a superior condition and in keeping the regimental basic load of ammunition prepared for immediate movement at all times. During the planning period preceding the invasion of Europe, Warrant Officer Hill worked unceasingly to ready the regimental supply and ordnance sections for combat. Its success in accomplishing its mission is now history, and to Warrant Officer Hill belongs as much credit as can be given to any one man. His final act was his life on D-Day in an assault in which it has been reported he personally accounted for seventeen enemy casualties. His conduct was in accordance with the highest standards of the military service.
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