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DiedNovember 24, 1943, Gilbert Islands, Kiribati

Doris Miller was born on October 12, 1919, in Waco, Texas. Her parents, Henry and Viola Miller, were sharecroppers. She was the youngest of three children. Her siblings were Henry Jr. and Viola. Doris Miller did not have any formal education beyond the eighth grade. She worked as a domestic servant for most of her life.

Doris Miller’s career began when she was recruited by the United States Navy during World War II. She served as a mess attendant on the USS West Virginia. On December 7, 1941, Doris Miller was on duty when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. He was credited with helping to move wounded sailors to safety and manning a machine gun against the enemy. For his actions, Doris Miller was awarded the Navy Cross, the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a sailor.

After the war, Doris Miller returned to civilian life. He worked as a janitor and a security guard. In 1973, he was diagnosed with cancer. He died on November 24, 1998, at the age of 79.

Doris Miller’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million. He earned his wealth through his military service and subsequent career as a security guard.

Doris Miller never married or had any children.

General Info

Full NameDoris Miller
DiedNovember 24, 1943, Gilbert Islands, Kiribati


ParentsHenrietta Miller, Connery Miller
SiblingsSelvia Miller, Arthur Miller

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Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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