CHARLES P. HILL, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Charles Hill, Jr. '27

Date of birth: December 3, 1905

Date of death: August 9, 1933

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1927 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Charles was lost on August 9, 1933 when the seaplane he was piloting crashed near Pearl Harbor. Four other crewmen were also lost.

He was a relative of VADM Henry C. Mustin and a member of that distinguished naval family.

His brother, Arthur S. Hill '29, wrote in the January-February 1978 issue of Shipmate that he had Charles' ring and was willing to give it to any '27 member who had lost theirs.

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Ted Marshall '24 was also lost in this crash.


Class of 1927

Charles is one of 43 members of the Class of 1927 on Virtual Memorial Hall.