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
1914
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Brevard, NC
Last Address
Brevard. NC

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

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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.
   
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Service number: 078771
   
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USS Cisco (SS-290)
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September / 1943
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September / 1943

Description
Departs on patrol presumed lost at sea. Japanese Records indicate the submarine was attacked by Type 97 "Kate" attack bombers of the 954 Naval Air Squadron and the riverboat Karatsu (originally a U.S. gunboat, USS Luzon (PR-7), captured by Japanese
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
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September / 1943
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September / 1943
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories

Memories
Cisco sailed from Panama 7 August 1943 for Brisbane, Australia, arriving 1 September to assume local patrol duties, until 18 September, when she docked at Darwin. She put out on her first war patrol 20 September, but never returned.

   
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