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Hamilton Hitt U.S. Navy WWII
Hamilton Hitt U.S. Navy WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 7/21/1909
Died On: Death Date: 22 Mar 1974 Cemetery: Greenwood Union Cemetery
Street Address: 84 Highland Road
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-100


BIOGRAPHY
 
Hamilton Hitt was born in New York on 21 Jul 1909. In Rye his family lived at 84 Highland Road and were members of Christ Church. Hamilton served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Miss Nora Silliphant Weds Lieut. Hamilton Hitt, USNR Miss Nora Silliphant, of New York City, daughter of the late Mr. and Mis. Samuel Silliphant of Brandon, Manitoba, was married Saturday afternoon to Lieut. J. G. Hamilton Hitt. U. S. N. it son of Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Hitt of Highland Road. The ceremony took place in the chapel of Christ Church Methodist, New York City. The Rev. Ralph W. Sockman officiated. A reception was given by Mr. and Mrs. Grancel Fitz, family friends, in their home on Prospect Place, for just the families. The bride was given in marriage by Mr. Fitz. She wore a blue ensemble and carried white gardenias and orchids. Mrs. Fitz attended her. Lieut. Hitt had his father for best man. Benjamin H. Bryan, Jr. , his brother-in-law; Carter Henry and Lieut. Winston Sizer, U. S. N. R. , were his ushers. The bride attended schools in Canada and was graduated from Cornell Medical Center. She is a member of the Canadian Womans Club in New York and has been living at 320 East 42nd Street, New York. Lieut. Hitt attended Phillips Exeter Academy and the Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University, Class of 30, where he was a member of St. Elmo and Aurelian Clubs. He is a member of the Yale Club of New York and the Apawamis Club. Before enlisting in 1941 he was with the Allied Stores Corporation of New York. After a wedding trip they will make their home at 333 E. 43rd Street. He is stationed in Brooklyn, PAGE SIX THE RYE CHRONICLE Friday, January 29, 1943

HAMILTON HITT Funeral services were held March 26 at the Church of the Incarnation in New Y'ork City for Hamilton Hitt, 64, a former Rye resident who died March 22 at St. Lukes Hospital in New York. Mr. Hitt who lived at 40 Park Avenue in New Y T ork was a stockbroker with Laidlaw Coggeshal. The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Hitt of Rye, he was a 1930 graduate of Yale University. He was a member of the Y'ale Club of New York and Squadron A, and was a former member of the Apawamis Club, Manursing Island and the Shenorock Shore Club in Rye. He is survived by his wife, Nora; a daughter, Mrs. Seth Larrabee and 2 grandsons, of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; a brother, Peter Hitt, Largo, Fla.; 2 sisters, Mrs. Benjamin Bryon, Riverside, Conn, and Mrs. Marjorie White, Lakeville, Conn.
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