Maurice E. Miller

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/21/1944

 

 

Maurice E. Miller was born in Ohio on January 10, 1920. He was drafted into the Army
on January 8, 1942 at Camp Perry, Lacarne, Ohio. His home of residence was listed
as Attica, Ohio. He had completed one year of High School and was single with
no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.

Private Miller was killed in action in France, during the attack against Cherbourg
on June 21, 1944.

 

 

Newspaper clipping announcing the death of Maurice E. Miller

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

 

Maurice E. Miller was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France in Block O Row 6 Grave 118 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.

 

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot F Row 26 Grave 38

 

     

Grave marker for Maurice E. Miller

Photo by Frogman
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

Top photo of Maurice E. Miller courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

 

 

 

 


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