CLEAVELAND F. D. MILLER, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Cleaveland Miller '29

Date of birth: July 22, 1907

Date of death: August 9, 1942

Age: 35

Lucky Bag

From the 1929 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Cleaveland was lost when USS Vincennes (CA 44) was sunk early in the morning of August 9, 1942 by Japanese surface forces at the Battle of Savo Island.

His wife was listed as next of kin; it seems he was also survived by at least one son.


Class of 1929

Cleaveland is one of 28 members of the Class of 1929 in Memorial Hall.