Sgt Kenneth J. Miller

Sgt Kenneth J. Miller

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 4 Jan 1944 (aged 22–23)
Germany
Burial Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Plot Plot D Row 13 Grave 41
Memorial ID 56359853 · View Source
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SGT Kenneth J. Miller was killed in combat on 1/4/1944 over Kiel, Germany. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

His mother was Mrs. Julia Vianna Miller, Enfield, IL. His father, Julius Miller, had passed in 1921.

The B-17G bomber, serial number: 42-3494 and crew were members of the 325th Bomber Squadron, 92nd Bomber Group of the 8th Air Force of the US Army Air Force stationed at Royal Air Force Base, Podington, England.

According to Missing Air Crew Report #1961, 10 men were killed in action after being hit by anti-aircraft batteries on 4 Jan 1944 at 1145. The bomber had departed AAF Station 109 in England with 569 aircraft. After encountering flak over the target, the plane crashed near Oppendorf on the Schwentine near Schoenkirchen, Germany.

SGT Miller was buried at Garrison Cemetery, Kiel Field, XI, Grave No 59, on 1/8/1944 at 1100.

After the war, he was moved to Ardennes American Cemetery, Neuville-en-Condroz, Belgium. He rests in Plot D, Row 13, Grave 41.

There is a monument in his honor at Big Hill Cemetery in
Mayberry Township Illinois.
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S/Sgt. Kenneth J. Miller
Service # 36617439
325th Bomber Squadron, 92nd Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered the Service from: Illinois
Died: 4-Jan-44
Awards: Purple Heart


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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56359853
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Kenneth J. Miller (1921–4 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56359853, citing Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .