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   Captain Loren Levi Miles
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Dated added: 25/12/2020   Last updated: 26/12/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 88ATS Squadron, US Air Force (United States Air Force)
Date Of Birth: 22/11/1902
Died: 04/09/1943 (Died by accident)
Age: 41
Summary      
Loren L Miles was the son of Emery and Mary Angelina Miles. He was born on 22nd November 1902 in Stanwood, Cedar County, Iowa. He joined the Los Angeles Police Department about 1924. He was married three times. He held a commercial pilot's license. He spent his vacations ferrying bombers to Canada. He joined the US Air Force. On 4th September 1943, he was killed when the airplane which he was piloting crashed on Glenshane.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Golden Gate National Cemetery
  San Bruno, California, 38
Grave Ref: No ref
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References and Links
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1 Commodore James A Logan Also died in crash at Glenshane
2 FindAGrave.com Photo of Captain Loren Levi Miles' grave plus information
3 Geni (Genealogy) Details of Captain Loren Miles from relative, includes family
4 Geograph.ie Location and photo of memorial near Maghera
5 Sept 1943 USAAF Accident Reports September 1943 USAAF Overseas Accident Reports
6 www.ww2ni.com Brief details of crash and memorial
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