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CPL Wilbur E. Miller

CPL Wilbur E. Miller

Birth
Death 10 Nov 1944 (aged 26)
Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 79604274 · View Source
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Wilbur served as a Corporal, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on February 19, 1943 in Miami Beach, Florida. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Machinists apprentice and also as Married.

He was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 13144301

Courtesy of Russ Pickett

Corporal Miller was one of fifteen airmen killed in the crash of U.S. Army Air Corps
B-29 Superfortress #42-93832, 25 miles
southwest of Clovis Army Airfield,
New Mexico.

Son of Nellie Miller. Husband of Irene E.
Miller.

Served with the 234th Combat Crew Training Squadron.

The other airmen lost were:

Capt. Thomas R. Opie, pilot
Capt. John S. Baldwin, Instr. pilot
1st Lt. Noble J. Klink
2nd Lt. Robert J. Creecy, Jr
2nd Lt. Anselmo Quian
2nd Lt. Charles H. Ziegel
T/Sgt. John K. Crowther
T/Sgt. Walter Lewkowicz
Sgt. James B. Perry
PFC Duane W. Duman
PFC Max Freund
PFC William E. Harris
PFC John A. Nelson
Pvt. Franklyn B. Jackson

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Courtesy of Tim Cook


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  • Created by: Vernon A. Miller
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79604274
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Wilbur E. Miller (12 Dec 1917–10 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79604274, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Vernon A. Miller (contributor 47361950) .