William Daniel Hill

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Lieutenant (retired) William Daniel Hill, R.N. (9 February, 1871 – 2 March, 1943) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hill was granted the acting rank of Gunner on 23 December, 1902 and confirmed on 28 December, 1903.

Hill was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 025 on 16 January, 1913.[1]

Hill was appointed to Fearless on 12 June, 1915, was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner on 23 December, 1917 and then appointed to Ramillies on 22 March, 1918, even as he was dealing with a growing deafness.

Hill was appointed to Colleen for temporary command of the trawler Shower on 23 June, 1921.

Hill was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Lieutenant upon his relief on 23 September, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
David R. Roberts
Captain of H.M. T.B. 025
16 Jan, 1913[2] – 22 May, 1915
Succeeded by
Alfred S. Bird


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 401.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401a.