Cyril James Herbert Hill

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Commander Cyril James Herbert Hill, R.N., Retired (16 August, 1891 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hill was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1914.

Hill was appointed in command of the destroyer Afridi on 26 December, 1917.[1]

Post-War

Hill was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 May, 1922.

Hill was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 16 August, 1934.

World War II

Hill worked as a Staff Officer on the Staff of the C-in-C, Nore at Area Combined Headquarters from 25 August, 1939 through the end of the war.

He reverted to the Retired List on 8 October, 1946.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Donal S. McGrath
Captain of H.M. T.B. 4
27 Aug, 1917[2] – 26 Dec, 1917
Succeeded by
Desmond N. C. Tufnell
Preceded by
Francis T. Hare
Captain of H.M.S. Afridi
26 Dec, 1917[3] – 3 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Charles G. Ramsey
Captain of H.M.S. Valhalla
25 Jul, 1922 – 30 Aug, 1922
Succeeded by
Henry I. M. L. Scott
Preceded by
Henry I. M. L. Scott
Captain of H.M.S. Vidette
30 Aug, 1922[4] – 7 Apr, 1925
Succeeded by
Richard Harter
Preceded by
Frederick A. Richardson
Captain of H.M.S. Wolverine
27 Jun, 1925[5] – 1926
Succeeded by
Meredith S. Spalding
Preceded by
John D. Harvey
Captain of H.M.S. Wolsey
1926 – 1927
Succeeded by
Alexander M. Donovan
Preceded by
Meredith S. Spalding
Captain of H.M.S. Wolverine
Mar, 1927[6] – Nov, 1927
Succeeded by
Alfred C. Collinson
Preceded by
Reginald W. Lawrence
Captain of H.M.S. Wrestler
30 Apr, 1928[7] – 11 Nov, 1929
Succeeded by
Michael W. Ewart-Wentworth

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 725.
  2. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 399s.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 725.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 283.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 290.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 290.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 291.