James Hill
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James Hill

NAME

James Edward Hill

HOME OF RECORD

Odessa

DATE OF BIRTH

03/19/1947

STATE

NY

DATE OF DEATH

April 26, 1983

BRANCH OF SERVICE

Army

INDUCTION YEAR

1994

Biography

James Edward Hill, Jimmy, served in Vietnam between 1967 and 1968. He was diagnosed with cancer of the liver in January 1983 and died as a result of this illness on April 26, 1983. It is believed that his death is related to his exposure to Agent Orange. "In a flag draped casket, I buried my husband this day; at a time when our days seemed brightest; just when our hopes seemed best; you asked him to fight another battle..."