October 12, 1919 - November 25, 1943Doris (Dorie) Miller was reared on a farm in McClennan County, Texas, and attended Waco's A.J. Moore High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was assigned to the battleship "USS West Virginia" in 1940. The "West Virginia" was docked in Pearl Harbor when it was struck by a Japanese torpedo on December 7, 1941.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 11:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 678236 N 3494513|
|Decimal Degrees||31.57188333, -97.12183333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 34.313', W 97° 7.31'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 34' 18.78" N, 97° 7' 18.60" W|
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|Area Code(s)||817, 254|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1020 Elm St, Waco TX 76704, US|
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