Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate First Class Almie Moroni Miller.
Unit/Placed in, USS Hughes (DD-410) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Almie is born approx. on 1922 in Union, Oregon.
Father, Thorwal John Miller.
Mother, Ellen May (Lowe) Miller.
Sister(s), Lucille Marcy and Irma Marie Miller.
Brother(s), James Thorvall, Wim Franklin and Warren Kenneth Miller.
Almie enlisted the service in Oregon with service number # 3934377.
Almie was KIA when a Kamikaze crashed on the USS Hughes on 10 Dec. 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Almie is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Thanks to, https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?154747
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/