|courtesy of Albert Ledoux|
When John was drafted in March 1943 he was working as a coal miner in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. After his initial training he was sent to England and assigned to B Company 116th Infantry. He would have trained with the unit for the amphibious assault that took place on 6 Jun 1944. He was killed in action on 17 Jun 1944.
PFC Miller was repatriated and re-interred in Saint Patrick Cemetery in North Cambria, Pennsylvania.
His brothers also served:
Leo Harrison Miller served in the Navy 1942-1945.
Robert Vincent Miller served in the Army,1942-1944.