February 2, 1896 (Germany) – October 14, 1960 (West Haven, CT); 64 years old
Married Marie Hadden Miller (1902-1999) on April 21, 1926, in Norwalk, CT.
Children Eric Jr. (1928-2008) and Shirley Miller Hanlon (1931-2010).
Local address: 5 Aiken Street and 3 June Avenue, Norwalk
Enlisted on October 3, 1917; Discharged on June 4, 2019
Serial number 1923182
Unit: 326th Infantry, Company G

Born in Germany to John (1870-) and Julia Miller (1872-1952). Sisters are Elsie (1901-?), Martha (1902-?), Hilda Miller Wright (1903-1985), and Margaret (1914-?). One brother, John (1910-1964).

From The Norwalk Hour October 15, 1960

Eric H. Miller, 64, of 3 June Avenue, died Friday morning at the U.S. Veterans Hospital, West Haven, after a short illness. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Marie Hadden Miller; a son, Lt Eric Miller Jr., with the U.S. Navy in Boston; a daughter, Shirley Hanlon of Norwalk; a brother, Clifford, of Tucson, Arizona; a sister, Hilda Wright of Norwalk; and nine grandchildren. Mr. Miller was a veteran of World War I and a recipient of the Purple Heart Medal. He was employed as a lace weaver with the Connecticut Lace Company. Mr. Miller, who was affectionately known to a wide circle of friends as Captain Miller, was a life member of the Norwalk Boat Club. He was a member of the Ischoda Yacht Club and the Hope Hose Fire Company. The funeral will be held from the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Avenue, Monday morning at 8:30 to St. Mary’s Church for a high mass of requiem at 9 o’clock. The interment will be in St. John’s Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and from to 9 today and Sunday. Norwalk Boat Club members are asked to assemble at the clubrooms at 7 p.m. Sunday to visit the funeral home in a group.

Buried at St. John’s Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut. Plot unknown. Photo pending.


Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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