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George Harold Miller


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.


Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb 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


  • 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


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


Date Contributor Update
20 October 2017 01:51:11 Changes to events

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

Information confirmed by family member

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

Middle initial changed from 'G' to 'H'. Evidence is the enlistment record from NARA plus the memorial at Bocking, Braintree, Essex.

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

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