Merl H. Miller

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 09/16/1944

 

 

Merl H. Miller was born in Pennsylvania on July 23, 1917. He was drafted into the Army
on October 22, 1943, at Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. He had completed Grammar School,
and listed his civilian occupation as Statistical Clerks and Compilers. He was married.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Merl was employed by the Halls Motor Transit Company prior to induction. He was in the infantry of the US Army
since November 12th, 1943. He trained at Camp Blanding, Florida. He arrived in England in April 1944, went to France
shortly after D-Day and continued in the drive to Germany.

Private First Class Merl H. Miller was killed in action on September 16, 1944,
in the area between Bleialf and Sellerich, Germany, during the 22nd Infantry's
first penetration into Germany.

 


Article from the Gazette and Bulletin, Williamsport, PA., Saturday Morning October 7, 1944

By 7GRAYBILLS from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

Burial:
Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial
Neuville-en-Condroz
Liege, Belgium
Section B Row 25 Grave 10

 

Grave marker for Merl H. Miller

Photo by Dominique Potier from the Find A Grave website created by: CWGC/ABMC

 

 

 

 

Top photo by Joel Frampton Gilfert from the Find A Grave website created by: CWGC/ABMC

From the Fields of Honor Database website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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