Posted 20 October 2014.
Images provided by Bud's children
Pattie Hill Moore, James W. Hill Jr and Helen Dawn Spooner.

Gunner's Mate

GM3 James W. Hill (Bud) 5th Division, USS Helena CA-75, 1952 - 1956.

Passed away in 1980.

More pictures of Jim--click HERE

Picture copied from the 1954 USS Helena CA-75 Cruise Book

Jim's awards

Navy Good Conduct Medal

China Service Medal

National Defense Medal

Korean Medal
With 3 stars

United Nations
Korean Service Medal

Republic of Korea
Service Medal

Combat Action

Korean Presidential
Unit Citation