COX Doyle Allen Miller

Unknown Sailor

COX Doyle Allen Miller

Doyle Allen Miller was born Aug. 7, 1920 in Arkansas. His mother, Eva Doyle Miller, was a homemaker and his father, George F. Miller, a farmer.

The family mostly lived at Aplin, a community of about 270 people about 40 miles northwest of Little Rock.

Doyle, the only son among four children, enlisted in the Navy on Oct. 4, 1939. He was a coxswain and petty officer third class on the U.S.S. Arizona when he was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941.

Mr. Miller’s father served in the Army in World War I.


Sources: The Arkansas Gazette; Census; Navy muster rolls; U.S. Veterans Administration; Arkansas death certificate. Newspaper photograph. This profile was researched and written on behalf of the U.S.S. Arizona Mall Memorial at the University of Arizona.

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