Flying Officer Clive Everard MILLER

Service No: 420424
Born: Paddington NSW, 23 February 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 7 November 1941
Unit: No. 452 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 452 Squadron Spitfire aircraft A58-333), Morotai, 22 May 1945, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Ambon War Cemetery, Indonesia
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edward James Miller and Catherine Tom Miller, of Fairfield. New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: North Bondi NSW
Remembered: Panel 105, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Honour Roll of Old Newingtonians, Stanmore NSW
Remembered: World War II Memorial, Department of Main Roads Employees, North Sydney NSW

At 1100 hours on 22 May 1945, Spitfire A58-533 flown by Flying Officer Miller crashed while landing at Pitoe Airstrip, Morotai, after a non-operational formation training flight. A58-533 was Blue 3 and it was the seven aircraft to land during Squadron landing procedure. The aircraft undershot the airstrip hitting a bank of coral and bursting into flames.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/27/940; A9845, 124
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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