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PFC William A. Miller
U.S. Army



Sources:
- American Legion Post 146, Winthrop, Mass.



William A. Miller - U.S. Army, WWI - served with the Winthrop Machine Co., re-designated the 101st Machine Gun Battalion attached to the 26th Yankee Division. He was killed in action in France, October 30, 1918 - twelve days before the war ended. He was the last Winthrop serviceman killed in World War I and is buried in the American Cemetery - Verdon, France The Playstead Field was renamed in his honor. He lived on Pauline St.
- Winthrop Dedicates Field to War Victim, Memory of William Miller Honored at Exercises, Boston Globe, Oct. 23, 1932
"In the presence of the mother and brother of William Miller, a member of the 101st Machine Gun Company, Y-D, who was killed in action in the Argonne, Oct. 30, 1918, adjoining the Winthrop Golf Clunm was dedicated this afternoon to the memory of the Winthrop hero, who gave his life in service of country."


Memorial location: Miller Field, 78 Cross St.

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