Frederick Vantyne Holbrook Hilles, USN

Born  18 Apr 1908
Died  16 Apr 1969(60)


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Ranks

30 Jun 1942 Lt.Cdr.
15 Oct 1942 T/Cdr.
1 Jul 1948 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Frederick Vantyne Holbrook Hilles, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Putnam (DD 757)T/Cdr.Destroyer12 Oct 19449 Aug 1945

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS Putnam (DD 757)


9 Dec 1944
With her shakedown completed USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) arrived at San Diego.

30 Dec 1944
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) departed from San Francisco bound for Pearl Harbor.

6 Jan 1945
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

29 Jan 1945
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) departed from Pearl Harbor bound for Guam through Eniwetok, Saipan and Tinian.

17 Feb 1945
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) departed from Guam to participate in the Iwo Jima landings.

19 Feb 1945
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) arrived in the Iwo Jima area.

23 Feb 1945
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) departed from the Iwo Jima area bound for Guam.

12 Mar 1945
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) departed from Guam bound for Leyte, Philippines.

17 Mar 1945
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) arrived at Leyte.

27 Mar 1945
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) departed from Leyte to participate in the Okinawa campaign.

1 Apr 1945
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) arrived in the Okinawa area.

6 Apr 1945
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) departed from the Okinawa area bound for Ulithi.

8 Apr 1945
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) arrived at Ulithi.

16 Apr 1945
USS Putnam (Cdr. F.V.H. Hilles) arrived back in the Okinawa area.


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