Lloyd Jones Mills
|Lloyd Jones Mills|
July 3, 1917|
Rock Springs, Wyoming
|Died||July 30, 1942
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Naval Reserve|
|Years of service||1940–1942|
|Battles/wars||World War II
Aleutian Islands campaign
|Awards||Distinguished Flying Cross (posthumous)|
Lloyd Jones Mills was born 3 July 1917 at Rock Springs, Wyoming.
Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
Ensign Mills was killed 30 July 1942 in an airplane crash during the Aleutian Islands campaign, and was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroism and extraordinary achievement in action 1 to 15 June 1942.
USS Mills (DE-383) was named in his honor. She was laid down 26 March 1943 by Brown Shipbuilding Co., Houston, Texas; launched 26 May 1943; sponsored by Mrs. James E. Mills; and commissioned 12 October 1943, Lt. Comdr. J. S. Muzzy, USCG, in command.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
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