RMC Ronald O. Hilton



RMC Ronald O. Hilton died on June 16, 2003. Ronald was onboard the USS William R Rush (DD 714) for the 1966 Med Cruise. He then wintered at McMurdo during DEEP FREEZE 67.

His obituary was published in the EXPLORER'S GAZETTE a newsletter for the Old Antartica Explorer's Association (OAEA). Ronald was not a member but he certainly was an Old Antartica Explorer (OAE). His obit as printed in the gazette is below:

"OAE Ronald O. Hilton, passed away in Christchruch, New Zealand on 16 June 2003. Ron was not a member of the OAEA but wintered over at McMurdo during Operation Deep Freeze 67 with Antartic Support Activities."