Miller, John Duckett, LCDR

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1943, USS Cisco (SS-290)
Service Years
1933 - 1943
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Brevard, NC
Last Address
Brevard. NC

Casualty Date
Sep 28, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Cisco (SS-290) began her first war patrol on 20 September 1943, and was never heard from after that. Japanese records indicate that a submarine was attacked and sunk on 28 September in the area where the USS Cisco was the only known American Submarine. Lieutenant Commander Miller was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 8 January 1946.

Service number: 078771
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyNAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Cisco (SS-290)
  1938-1940, USS Chester (CA-27)
  1940-1940, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1943-1943, USS Cisco (SS-290)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Cisco (SS-290)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1933-1937, United States Naval Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 03, 1937, Commissioned as Ensign
  Jun 03, 1940, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Jan 02, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant
  Jul 01, 1943, Promoted to Lieutenant Commander
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II FallenWWII Memorial National RegistryThe National Gold Star Family RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
United States Navy Memorial
  2013, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2013, WWII Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
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