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Death certificate for Miles B. McPherson issued by the State of Vermont documents his death on 28 January 1988 in St. Albans, VT.  He succumbed to cancer of the lung with brain metastasis at age 65. MILES B. MCPHERSON

Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah for Miles B. McPherson with Mr. Truman Merchant officiating.  Sharing the life of Mr. McPherson were reflections offered by his son John Butler.  A large attendance was present from the St. Albans Community of Jehovah's witnesses.
   Ushers were Frank Bangna, Fred Gilman and Kenneth Webster.  Bearers were sons and sons-in-law of Mr. McPherson, William Aldrich, George Brush, John Butler, Michael Butler, Errol Livingston and Leslie McPherson.
   In the Portico of the Kingdom Hall the American Flag from the World War II veteran's casket was presented to his wife Mrs. Anna McPherson by Carlton Frasier representing the Veterans Organizations.
   Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Connecticut.

(St. Albans Daily Messenger, February1 & 2, 1988)

(all courtesy of "ASB")

Grave markers for Miles B. McPherson in the Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam (Windham county, Connecticut.

Miles enlisted in the Army at Hartford, CT on 5 October 1942.

Pvt McPherson was a member of Company A, 508th.  He went through the Normandy campaign without a scratch but had the misfortune of being captured on the first day of the Holland campaign.

He was ultimately liberated from Stalag 3D Berlin-Stegelitz Prussia and discharged on 13 November 1945.

His military awards include the Combat Infantryman Badge.

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