Willard D. Miller
Seaman, United States Navy
at Maitland, Nova Scotia on June 5, 1877, he entered the service in Massachusetts
and earned the while serving aboard the USS
Nashville on May 11, 1898.
He died on February 19, 1959 and was buried
in Section 46 of Arlington National Cemetery, near the Memorial
Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: S June 1877, Noel Shore, Hants County, Nova Scotia, Accredited to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 521, 7 July 1899.
On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Miller displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.
Photo (c) M. R. Patterson, July 1997
Updated: 30 September 2000 Updated: 15 March 2003 Updated: 29 May 2006