Rear Admiral John Richard Hill was born on March 25, 1929 and died on March 25, 2017.
He was a rear-admiral in the Royal Navy, a former chief executive of the Middle Temple, author, and editor of many books on naval affairs.
After his retirement as a serving officer, Hill became under-treasurer, the chief executive, of the Middle Temple, one of the Inns of Court, and held that post for ten years until his retirement in 1994, when he was made Hon. Bencher, 1994.
Hill served as Secretary of the Council of Inns of Court, 1987-93.
J. Richard Hill passed away at 88 years old.