John Tighe Hill

Poppy - Lest We Forget

Rank and Honours: Lieutenant – Navigator (SER: 0-697861)
Unit(s): The United States Army Air Force, 436 Troop Carrier Group (C47 Transports)
Next of Kin/Parents: Mr. and Mrs. David B. Hill
Rochester, NY
Date of Birth: 6 May, 1920
Date of Death (& Place): 26 November, 1944. Air crash in C47 at Leith Hill, Surrey, England (see Note 1)
Age: 24
Burial Information: Cambridge American Military Cemetery, Cambridge, England

Following WWII remain repatriated to: St. Agnes Cemetery, Avon, NY, U.S.A (see Note 1)

Further Personal Information Roll of Honour:

War Memorial More/Fisher Slype.

St. Michael’s College

War Memorial outside Chapel

St. Michael’s College School


Note 1: This info. is deemed the correct info as family was involved in “Repatriation of Deceased” Post WWII.

State of New York wrongly shows “Die, Non-Battle” – Where was burial?


Note 2: Registrar records show attendance 1939-42

College Roll of Honour, 1945-46

UofT Registrars List of Deceased, 25 February, 1949

Details have been verified from the following sources: UofT Memorial Book 1939-45, p.30