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Folder 01 – Military Orders and Promotions

Physical Description: 1. Lt. Campbell to Lt. C.A. Hill, Western Union Telegram, April 17, 1918. 2. Personal Report for Charles A. Hill, August 1918. 3. Personal Report for Charles A. Hill, September 1918. 4. Personal Report for Charles A. Hill, October, 1918. 5. Strength Return, October 16, 1918; and Special orders October 26, 1918. 6. Recommendation for Promotion, October 29, 1918. 7. Daily Strength Return, October 30, 1918. 8. Personal Report for Charles A. Hill, November 1918. 9. Temporary Air Service Appointments, November 6, 1918. 10. Special Orders of Promotions, November 8, 1918. 11. Special Orders of Assignment, November 9, 1918; and Detachment Order November 10, 1918. 12. Charles A. Hill Air Service Transfer, December 12, 1918. 13. Captain Hill referral, April 24, 1919. 14. Special Order concerning Hill’s disability, May 2, 1919. 15. Report of Inspection Trip by the Division of Criminal Investigation, March 3, 1919.
 

Folder 02 – Military Orders on Oversized Paper

Physical Description: 1. Order for officers to report to Hoboken, New Jersey, May 11, 1918. 2. Special Orders to report to the General Superintendent, Army Transport Service, May 16, 1918 and List of American Red Cross Personnel Sailing as “Saxonia”, May 21, 1918. 3. Special Orders to proceed to Air Service Replacement Concentration Barracks No. 3, June 17, 1918; and a Special Order to attach to the 1102nd Aero Replacement Squadron, June 20, 1918; and Special Order to proceed to the 3rd Aviation Instruction Center, June 27, 1918. 4. Special Orders to proceed to another station, June 27, 1918; and Special Orders assigning 1st Lieut. Charles A. Hill to the 37th Aero Squadron, S.C., July 1, 1918; and Special Orders to relieve Charles A. Hill from duty with the 37th Aero Squadron and assign to the 26th Aero Squadron, July 15, 1918; and Special Orders to relieve Charles A. Hill from the 26th Aero Squadron and assign to the Headquarters Detachment, September 4, 1918. 5. Special Orders assigning 1st Lieut. Charles A. Hill to the 37th Aero Squadron, S.C., July 1, 1918. 6. Special Orders detailing 1st Lt. Charles A. Hill to command Squadron B., September 4, 1918; and Special Orders detailing 1st Lt. Charles A. Hill as Supply and Athletic Officer Headquarters Detachment, September 17, 1918; and Memorandum to receive special instruction from 1st Lt. Chas. A. Hill, September 23, 1918; and Memorandum designating 1st Lt. Charles A. Hill as Commanding officer, Headquarters Department, October 2, 1918. 7. Station List, April 15, 1919. 8. Special Orders, for Captain Charles A. Hill’s motor journey to headquarters in France, March 26, 1919; and Special Orders granting Captain Charles A. Hill leave, April 8, 1919; and Special Orders to relieve Captain Charles A. Hill from assignment to the 305th Military Police Co., April 15, 1919; and Special Orders granting Captain Charles A. Hill three days leave, April 29, 1919. 9. Charles A. Hill To Whom It May Concern, concerning Sergeant Arthur C. Pougner, April 8, 1919; and Special Orders, for Captain Charles A. Hill’s motor journey to headquarters in France, March 26, 1919; and Cash Receipt from July 27, 1918; and Cash Receipt from October 17, 1918. 10. Special Orders concerning disability, May 2, 1919; and Special Orders concerning officers proceeding on Hospital Train No. 70, May 19, 1919.
 

Folder 03 – Retirement and Discharge

Physical Description: 1. Certificate of the honorable discharge of Charles A. Hill, Captain Air Force, October, 1920. 2. Records of Charles A. Hill’s time in the military, August 4, 1923. 3. R.D. Ayers To Whom It May Concern, about Charles A. Hill’s injury, March 17, 1934. 4. Captain Richard H. Merkel to The Veterans Administration concerning Charles A. Hill’s injury, September 26, 1941.
 

Folder 04 – Newspaper Clippings, Sheet Music, Identification Cards, and Dog Tag

Physical Description: 1. “Who’s Who in American Legion”, newspaper clipping. 2. “Capt. Hill Here On Short Visit: Was Commandant of Flying Officers at the U.S. Camp at Issoudun”, newspaper clipping. 3. Newspaper clipping on Charles A Hill’s return to the states. 4. “Quand Manelon” sheet music. 5. “Smile” and “Les Succés À La Mode sheet music. 6. “The Long Last Mile” sheet music. 7. United States of America War Department Certificate of Identity. 8. American Expeditionary Forces Identity Card. 9. World War One dog tag of Capt. Charles A. Hill.
 

Folder 05 – Photographs

Physical Description: 1. 33 photographs, with copies on paper from WWI, mainly around France; and 1 black and white postcard; and 4 color postcards from Brussels, Belgium; and 4 original photocopies
 

Folder 06 – Copies

Physical Description: 1. Copy of American Expeditionary Forces Identity Card. 2. Copy of newspaper clippings, “Who’s Who in American Legion”, “Capt. Hill Here On Short Visit: Was Commandant of Flying Officers at the U.S. Camp at Issoudun”, and newspaper clipping on Charles A Hill’s return to the states. 3. Copy of Lt. Campbell to Lt. C.A. Hill, Western Union Telegram, April 17, 1918. 4. Copy of Order for officers to report to Hoboken, New Jersey, May 11, 1918. 5. Copy of United States of America War Department Certificate of Identity. 6. Copy of Special Orders to proceed to Air Service Replacement Concentration Barracks No. 3, June 17, 1918. 7. Copy of Special Order to attach to the 1102nd Aero Replacement Squadron, June 20, 1918; and Special Order to proceed to the 3rd Aviation Instruction Center, June 27, 1918. 8. Copy of Special Orders to proceed to another station, June 27, 1918 and Special Orders assigning 1st Lieut. Charles A. Hill to the 37th Aero Squadron, S.C., July 1, 1918. 9. Copy of Special Orders assigning 1st Lieut. Charles A. Hill to the 37th Aero Squadron, S.C., July 1, 1918. 10. Copy of Special Orders to relieve Charles A. Hill from duty with the 37th Aero Squadron and assign to the 26th Aero Squadron, July 15, 1918; and Special Orders to relieve Charles A. Hill from the 26th Aero Squadron and assign to the Headquarters Detachment, September 4, 1918. 11. Copy of Personal Report for Charles A. Hill, August 1918; and Personal Report for Charles A. Hill, September 1918; and Personal Report for Charles A. Hill, October, 1918; and Personal Report for Charles A. Hill, November 1918. 12. Copy of Special Orders detailing 1st Lt. Charles A. Hill to command Squadron B., September 4, 1918; and Special Orders detailing 1st Lt. Charles A. Hill as Supply and Athletic Officer Headquarters Detachment, September 17, 1918. 13. Copy of Memorandum to receive special instruction from 1st Lt. Chas. A. Hill, September 23, 1918; and Memorandum designating 1st Lt. Charles A. Hill as Commanding officer, Headquarters Department, October 2, 1918. 14. Copy of Cash Receipt from July 27, 1918; and Cash Receipt from October 17, 1918. 16. Copy of Strength Return, October 16, 1918. 17. Copy of Special orders October 26, 1918. 18. Copy of Temporary Air Service Appointments, November 6, 1918. 19. Copy of Special Orders of Promotions, November 8, 1918. 20. Copy Special Orders of Assignment, November 9, 1918; and Detachment Order November 10, 1918; and Charles A. Hill Air Service Transfer, December 12, 1918. 21. Copy of Special Orders, for Captain Charles A. Hill’s motor journey to headquarters in France, March 26, 1919; and Special Orders granting Captain Charles A. Hill leave, April 8, 1919 22. Copy of Charles A. Hill To Whom It May Concern, concerning Sergeant Arthur C. Pougner, April 8, 1919; and Special Orders, for Captain Charles A. Hill’s motor journey to headquarters in France, March 26, 1919. 23. Copy of Special Orders to relieve Captain Charles A. Hill from assignment to the 305th Military Police Co., April 15, 1919; and Special Orders granting Captain Charles A. Hill three days leave, April 29, 1919. 24. Copy of Captain Hill referral, April 24, 1919. 25. Copy of Special Order concerning Hill’s disability, May 2, 1919. 26. Copy of Special Orders concerning officers proceeding on Hospital Train No. 70, May 19, 1919. 27. Copy of Records of Charles A. Hill’s time in the military, August 4, 1923. 28. Copy of R.D. Ayers To Whom It May Concern, about Charles A. Hill’s injury, March 17, 1934.