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Lieut Lion Tyler Miles
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1910
Williamsburg
Williamsburg City
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1942, At Sea

Lieutenant, United States Navy

His name is also found on the Tablets of the Missing in the Philippines.

He attended St. Paulís School in Concord, New Hampshire. He entered the United States Naval Academy and graduated with the class of 1931. On June 22, 1932, he married Elizabeth Ennes Lighthite, daughter of Alice Ennes Lighthite in Yuma, Arizona. He died during the Battle of Sunda Strait aboard the USS Asheville. He was the grandson of Dr. Lyon Gardiner Tyler, former president of the College of William and Mary and Annie Tucker Tyler. He was the great-grandson of President John Tyler, 10th President of the United States and Julia Gardiner Tyler. He was also the great-grandson of Colonel St. George H. Tucker and Elizabeth Gilmer Tucker. 
 
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 Parents:
  Alfred Hart Miles (1883 - 1956)
  Elizabeth Gilmer Tyler Miles (1885 - 1976)
 
Note: Remains never recovered. Tablets of the Missing cenotaph memorial# 56784256.
 
Burial:
United States Naval Academy Cemetery
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section 2, Site 267A.
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Mar 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67490815
Lieut Lion Tyler Miles
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Lieut Lion Tyler Miles
Added by: Charles A. Lewis
 
Lieut Lion Tyler Miles
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Added by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
 
 
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Words cannot express my feelings for your ultimate sacrifice - A distant Cousin
- Grady Puryear - Ex Military Flyers
 Added: Oct. 15, 2014
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace knowing that you truly embodied the ideals of "Duty, Honor, Country."
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Jan. 24, 2012
 
 
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