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Miller, Floyd James

MILLER

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 17:21:06

Miller, Floyd James

Traer, IA

Born: Jul 4, 1919

Reared by grandparents: Mr and Mrs Simon Miller

Enlisted in Navy: Oct 1941, Reserved. Called to active duty on Dec 9, 1941

Training in US: Great Lakes, IL; Norfolk, VA

Attached to Navy Air Corps Patrol Sq, engaged in spotting submarines off Atlantic coast

Hospitalized: Six wqeeks in naval hospital recovering from injuries received when plane cracked up during routine flight

Rating: SC 3/c

Died Sep 14, 1942, of burns received in line of duty, aboard ship, Natal, Barzil.

(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1949.)


 

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