Frank Harold Miller Jr., K/75 Ranger, KIA Sep 19, 1970

Frank Harold Miller Jr.

PFC – U.S. Army
Company K (Ranger), 75th Infantry, 4th Inf Division
27 October 1951 – 19 September 1970
Athens, Ohio
Panel 7W – Line 74

Miller pic 1Miller grave marker

MILITARY DATA

Service:               Army (Regular)

Grade at loss:   E3

Rank:                     Private First Class (promoted posthumously to Corporal)

ID Number:           285444394

MOS:                       11B1P: Infantryman (Airborne Qual)

Len Svc:               1 year

Unit:                     4 INF DIV, CO K (RANGER), K/75 INFANTRY

CASUALTY DATA

Start Tour:         08/15/1970

Cas Date:             09/19/1970

Age at Loss:       18

Remains:               Body recovered

Location:             Qui Nhon, Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam

Type:                     Hostile, died outright, ground casualty

Reason:                 Gun, small arms fire (booby-trap)

AWARDS:

Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, Vietnam Service

Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Medal

GRAVESITE

Athens County Memory Gardens, Ohio

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Link to Remembrances:

https://www.thewall-usa.com/guest.asp?recid=35301

https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/34009/FRANK-H-MILLER-JR

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BOB WHITE

The last two men who were killed on the same day Olgyay & Miller were Team Members on a mission to recon an abandoned firebase. The area was booby trapped and when they were attacked they took cover in a bunker that had a tripwire with explosives at the end. These men were killed immediately, and a third member was blind from the blast.

I knew all three very well, happened only 9 days before I left for home.

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BRENDA KROLOW, 601 Rose Land Avenue, Williamstown, WV 26187

FRIEND CLASSMATE

FRANK WAS A CLASSMATE AND FRIEND. HE LOVED LIFE AND AS LONG AS HE WAS AROUND THE CLASSROOM WAS IN AN UPROAR. JUST WANTED YOU TO KNOW FRANK YOU WILL BE REMEMBERED WITH THE OTHER 30 ATHENS COUNTY VIET NAM VETS. IT TOOK ME TWENTY FIVE YEARS TO COMPLETE. I MISS YOUR SMILE AND YOUR DEVIL LAUGH.

BREN

Dec 28, 2006

 

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