Sidney Arthur Geary Hill

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search

Captain (retired) Sidney Arthur Geary Hill, D.S.O., R.N. (5 August, 1881 – 18 March, 1953) served in the Royal Navy. In 1939 he altered his last name to Geary-Hill.

Life & Career

Hill was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1903.[1]

Hill was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 September, 1911.[2]

Hill was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1917.[3]

Hill was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 15 December, 1927 and appointed Naval Assistant to the Hydrographer. This appointment would be renewed in increments of five years until 1941, and then there would be three separate single-year extensions. It ended, perhaps, in August 1943.[4]

Hill died in 1953 of a coronary thrombosis.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Owen F. Gillett
Captain of H.M.S. Armadale Castle
3 Aug, 1914[5][6] – Feb, 1917[7]
Succeeded by
George P. England
Preceded by
Salisbury H. Simpson
Captain of H.M.S. Jessamine
19 Mar, 1917[8][9] – 28 Apr, 1919[10]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Reginald L. Hancock
Captain of H.M.S. Endeavour
15 Mar, 1921[11] – Mar, 1923[12]
Succeeded by
John D. Nares
Preceded by
John D. Nares
Captain of H.M.S. Endeavour
14 Aug, 1924[13][14] – 24 Oct, 1927[15]
Succeeded by
Edward F. B. Law
Preceded by
Arthur P. M. Lewes
Naval Assistant to the Hydrographer of the Navy
15 Dec, 1927[16] – 5 Aug, 1943[17]
Succeeded by
John D. Nares

Footnotes

  1. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  2. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  3. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  4. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  5. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401k.
  7. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  8. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 823.
  10. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  11. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  12. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 237.
  14. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  15. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  16. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  17. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.