Whitman Senter Miller was born in 1917. He served on the USS Peary (DD266). The USS Peary was sunk in Darwin Harbour on 19 February 1942 during a Japanese air raid on Darwin. 9 men were killed. Whitman Miller was officially declared dead on 20 February 1943.

Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
Mother: Mrs. Martin Senter Miller, 113 Barbara Avenue, Fountain City, Knoxville
Siblings: Elva E. Miller, Harry T. Miller, Stanford Miller, and Lander Miller

  • Rank: Gunnersmate First Class
  • Date of death: 19 February 1942
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Peary (DD266)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
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