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.