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."
His mother was listed as next of kin.
Ted was a "Language/Cultural Officer" who spent some amount of time in Japan in 1941.