Jim Dick Miller

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
Van Buren, AK

HONORED BY
Family & Friends

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

RECEIVED A NAVY CROSS FOR EXCEPTIONAL VALOR. CAREER SPANNED 30 YRS. SERVED ABOARD THE ARIZONA AT THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR.AFTER SINKING OF ARIZONA, SERVED ON DESTROYER SCHLEY ON WAR PATROL. LATER ATTENDED SUBMARINE SCHOOL IN CT. AND WAS ASSIGNED TO SUB SPEARFISH AS CHIEF ENGINEER. HE THEN ROSE TO EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE PEARL HARBOR-BASED SPEARFISH. HIS ACTIONS DURING WAR PATROLS IN THE PACIFIC RESULTED IN A SILVER STAR AND A BRONZE STAR.