Jack Hill - Private First Class

Rank: Private First Class
Date Of Birth: Jul 23, 1923
Date Of Death: Dec 6, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa
Gold Star Hall - Wall Location: West Wall (by Entrance Door)


Year at ISU: 1945

Private First Class Jack W. Hill was born in Sioux City, Iowa, but grew up in Woodbine, Iowa.

He enlisted at Fort Crook, Nebraska on March 6, 1943 and made Private First Class on July 27, 1944. Jack earned the Good Conduct Medal, the Expert and Combat infantry badges, and was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart.

He died during combat in Germany on January 6, 1945.

Jack's parents were Leon H. Hill and Pauline Gilbert. He was married to Lucille M. Fox, and their daughter, Margaret Suzanne, was born on April 26, 1945.