TED A. HILGER, LT, USN
Ted Hilger '35
Date of birth: September 13, 1912
Date of death: March 2, 1942
From the 1935 Lucky Bag:
Ted was lost when USS Pillsbury (DD 227) was sunk by a superior Japanese surface force in a night action on March 2, 1942, 200 miles east of Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean.
From Find A Grave: "Born about 1913, Ted Adair Hilger was the son of John Fredrick Hilger and Emma Dye. Ted was the brother of Major General John Allen Hilger."
His mother was listed as next of kin.
Ted was a "Language/Cultural Officer" who spent some amount of time in Japan in 1941.