Bernie (also Burnie) Frederick Hilton was born in Roan Mountain, TN, July 1898 and enlisted on 25 April 1917 at Elizabethon, TN. He was discharged on 15 April 1919 at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Disabled due to tuberculosis and suspected syphillis. He died on 10 March 1928. He was the son of Truman L. and Nannie F. Hilton.
117th Infantry Regiment, Company G
Buried at Highland Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter County, TN
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 2 July 1898
- Date of death: 10 March 1928
- County: Carter
- Hometown: Elizabethton
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: 117th Infantry Regiment
- Conflict: World War I
- Burial/Memorial Location: Highland Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar II, Middle Panel
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