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Lieut Lion Tyler Miles

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Lieut Lion Tyler Miles

  • Birth 4 Mar 1910 Williamsburg, Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 3 Mar 1942 At Sea
  • Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
  • Plot Tablets of the Missing - Navy.
  • Memorial ID 56784256

Lieutenant, United States Navy

A memorial for him is also found in the Miles family plot in United States Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis, Maryland.

He attended St. Paul’s 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.

Gravesite Details Remains never recovered. Family plot cenotaph memorial# 67490815.

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  • Maintained by: SLGMSD
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56784256
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Lion Tyler Miles (4 Mar 1910–3 Mar 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56784256, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by SLGMSD (contributor 46825959) .