Miller, Lester E., Sgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 745, 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Sergeant



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Preston County
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Feb 18, 2001
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Belgian Fourragere Netherlands Orange Lanyard Honorably Discharged WW II

101st Airbone Division


 Unofficial Badges 






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sergeant Lester E. Miller enlisted in the Army on 8 December 1942. After attending Airborne School he was sent overseas. He served in Europe with "E" Company, 501st P.I.R. , 101st Airborne Division from 31 January 1944 to 12 June 1945 with the unit he made combat jumps into Normandy and Nijmegen. After returning stateside Sgt Miller was honorably discharged on 19 June 1945.
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Basic Parachutist (2 Combat Jumps)
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
501st Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)101st Airborne Division
  1942-1945, 745, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
  1942-1945, 745, 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
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