Virginia Heroes

George Franklin Miller

Lieutenant Colonel, Army

Born: August 5, 1904
Hometown: Winchester, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 20, 1945
Died In: Germany

Lieutenant Colonel Miller first served with Company I, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division and then he was transferred to the 301st Infantry Regiment, 94th Infantry Division to help activate new divisions.

Before the war, George served as a police officer with the Virginia State Police and joined the Virginia National Guard.  He was seriously wounded  when assisting with an arrest near Winchester, Virginia.  He was married and the couple had three children.

LTC Miller was killed during the Battle of Orscholz, Germany and he is buried in Luxembourg American Cemetery, Hamm, Luxembourg.

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