PO Whitlaw Reid Miller

Illinois, USA
Death 11 Feb 1919 (aged 26)
Saint-Nazaire, Departement de la Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France
Burial Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section 5 Lot 170 Space 6
Memorial ID 125127853 View Source
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Petty Officer, Machinist Mate, US Navy. Enlisted in the US Navy (submarine service) in Aug 1914.

Born June 1892 in Illinois. Son of Lottie & (the late) Charles A. MILLER, Topeka, KS

Died 11 Feb 1919 at St. Nazaire, France, run over by a train as he was on his way to board his ship, the U.S.S. Wachusett (ID-1840). See "Our Navy Volume 12" for a report of the incident.

Originally buried in French soil, remains returned to the US and re-interred in the Mt Hope Cemetery, Topeka, KS Section 5 Lot 170 Space 6 on 18 Aug 1920 - No headstone

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 125127853
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for PO Whitlaw Reid Miller (Jun 1892–11 Feb 1919), Find a Grave Memorial ID 125127853, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Dave Murray (contributor 47017878) .