Daniel Joseph Miller

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 46164 - Morris F. Swavel Crew 390th BG - 568th BS - 8th AF Standing Left to Right: Frank C. Bobrowicz (RO), William L. Walker (FE), Alec Gwazdosky (WG),...

Daniel Miller was Ball Turret gunner on board B-17 #42-39819, hit by Flak on return from the 13 April 1944 mission to Augsburg, Germany. Ditched in the Channel/North Sea, about 18km West of the entrance to the port of Ostend, Belgium. Killed In Action (KIA).

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Units served with

The insignia of the 390th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32686782
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade)
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11122497
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade)
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-693672
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 6149248
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade)
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-807918
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Rovin’ romona ii/big friend
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Anoxia Queen
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Buffalo, Erie County, New York, United States 1923-01-03

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

English Channel, approx 12 miles off the coast of Ostend, Belgium 1944-04-13 in the crash of B-17 #42-39819 in the Channel, about 18km West of the entrance to the port of Ostend, Belgium
Buffalo, NY 1942-06-30 25 Allegany Road

Enlisted

Buffalo, NY 1943-01-25

Buried

Memorialized

Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial No Known Grave Tablets of The Missing Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium

Revisions

Date9 Jun 2020 10:13:26
ContributorED-BB
Sources

MACR 3947
NARA WWII Enlistment records
WWII Draft Card
ABMC website

Date8 Jun 2020 13:42:56
ContributorED-BB
Sources

MACR 3947

Date27 Sep 2014 18:06:53
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3947 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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