Harry Raymond Milliken (August 28, 1915 – August 31, 1981)
The following article appeared in the May 24, 1943 edition of The Evening Independent (Massillon, OH):
Mrs. Alice Milliken, of R. D. 3, Massillon has been informed that her husband, Harry R. Milliken, coxswain U. S. N. has arrived safely overseas.
The following article appeared in the November 28, 1945 edition of The Evening Independent (Massillon, OH):
HARRY R. MILLIKEN
Harry R. Milliken, boatswain’s mate first class (T) USNR, husband of Mrs. Alice B. Milliken of Massillon and son of Mrs. Dorothea Stout of Cuyahoga Falls, has been honorably discharged from the navy at Great Lakes, Ill.
Service: Enlisted Aug. 25, 1942 and after training at Great Lakes, Ill. was assigned to the U. S. S. LCI (L) II in the European theater; serving in Italy, Sicily and North Africa, after which he went to the Pacific area for the initial invasions of Leyte, Luzon and Okinawa.
Decorations: Philippines liberation ribbon with two stars, Asiatic Pacific theater ribbon with one star, American theater ribbon, Africa theater ribbon with three stars and the victory medal.
Former Employee: Westinghouse Ordnance plant, Canton.
Harry Milliken was originally from Massillon, Ohio and died in Simi Valley, California.