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George Harold Miller

Military

Killed in Action (KIA). Passenger on B-17G #44-8198 which collided with a second B-17 over Braintree, Essex England. All 11 men on board died.

Service

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 526th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-8198

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    44-8198 was on a sightseeing trip to Germany two days after VE Day when it collided with 44-8813 over Braintree, Essex on 10 May 1945. ...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Charlottesville, VA, USA 10 August 1910
Died 10 May 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 October 2017 01:51:11 wdwcpa@hotmail.com Changes to events
Sources

WWII Personal Service Record at Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA

Date Contributor Update
10 May 2015 17:16:28 Jenny Changes to middlename, nickname and events
Sources

Information confirmed by family member

Date Contributor Update
10 May 2015 16:58:58 Jenny Changes to middlename
Sources

Middle initial changed from 'G' to 'H'. Evidence is the enlistment record from NARA http://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=F... plus the memorial at Bocking, Braintree, Essex.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chron / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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