Henry Eilbeck Hillman

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Captain (retired) Henry Eilbeck Hillman, R.N. (4 May, 1874 – 21 February, 1957) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hillman entered the Navy direct from Thames Nautical Training College, Worcester on 4 July, 1890.

Hillman was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1896. He received the Shadwell Testimonial for 1901 for his chartwork of the Yangste River.

Hillman was retired at his own request on 7 July 1906.

Hillman was promoted to the rank of Commander on 4 May, 1914. He was appointed in command of fleet messenger S.S. Victoria by the Commodore in China on 13 August, 1914 and was superseded on 7 September.

Hillman reverted to the Retired List on 21 December, 1918 and was promoted to the rank of Captain in recognition of services rendered during the war, dated 11 November, 1918.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ion P. Barton
Captain of H.M.S. Woodlark
4 Oct, 1899 – 1 Oct, 1901
Succeeded by
Ronald E. Chilcott
Preceded by
Francis S. Rising
Captain of H.M.S. Mars
16 Jul, 1917[1] – 11 Dec, 1918
Succeeded by
Charles B. Dickson


  1. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396o.