Miller, Archie, LTC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1918-1921, Army Air Corps
Service Years
1898 - 1921

Aviation

Lieutenant Colonel


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1878
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Fort Sheridan
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
May 28, 1921
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Wound Chevron (1917-1932)


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Medal of HonorIn the Line of DutyMilitary Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)
  1912, Medal of Honor [Verified]1 - Assoc. Page
  1921, In the Line of Duty
  2011, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity



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Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 6th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Patian Island, Philippine Islands, July 2, 1909. Birth: Fort Sheridan, Illinois. Date of issue: Unknown.

Citation:

While in action against hostile Moros, when the machinegun detachment, having been driven from its position by a heavy fire, 1 member being killed, did, with the assistance of an enlisted man, place the machinegun in advance of its former position at a distance of about 20 yards from the enemy, in accomplishing which he was obliged to splice a piece of timber to one leg of the gun tripod, all the while being under a heavy fire, and the gun tripod being several times struck by bullets.
   
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Archie Miller was a United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine Insurrection July 2, 1909. Lieutenant Miller defended a machine gun from capture by the enemy. He later rose to Lieutenant Colonel.

He was serving as a First Lieutenant in the 6th U.S. Cavalry at Patian Island, Philippine Islands, on July 2, 1909, when he earned his Medal.

   
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Aviator Badge (Basic)

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1898, Basic Training Waived (ARNG Pre WWII), A
 Unit Assignments
Union Army2nd Cavalry DivisionU.S. ArmyArmy Air Corps
  1898-1899, 6th Missouri Volunteer Infantry - "Bates Guards"
  1901-1901, 2nd Cavalry Division
  1901-1910, Troop C, 6th Cavalry
  1918-1921, Army Air Corps
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
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