PFC James Arthur Miller was born 30 May 1925 in Altoona, Iowa. He was the youngest of 3 children born to Ora Arthur and Blanche Addie (Hawkins) Miller. His father sold farm implements. The family lived in a home in Linden, Iowa which was valued at $1000.
James entered the Army in October 1943. After his initial training PVT Miller was sent to the European theater and, on 16 Jun 1944, was transferred from the replacement depot to I Company 116th Infantry. He was promoted to PFC on 1 Aug 1944. PFC Miller was killed in action on 28 Aug 1944.
PFC Miller rests forever in the Brittany American Cemetery.
Brother, Vernon Gail Miller served in the U.S. Army Air Force 1942-1945.