Staff Sergeant John Millett

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John Morton Millett

Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States
Death: Died in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada
Cause of death: plane crash
Place of Burial: Riverside, California, United States
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Son of Colonel Lewis L. Millett and Winona Margret Williams

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About Staff Sergeant John Millett

John Millett, an Army staff sergeant, was among more than 240 U.S. military members killed in 1985 when their airplane, Arrow Air Flight 1285, crashed in Gander, Newfoundland, while carrying them home from peacekeeping duty in the Sinai Peninsula.

Sgt. Millet served as a medic with a helicopter unit attached to the 101st Airborne. He served two tours in Korea and was survived by his Korean wife Myohwa and their three year old son Joseph. He had three siblings: Lewis Lee Jr., Timothy, and Elizabeth.

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Staff Sergeant John Millett's Timeline

June 13, 1958
Columbus, Georgia, United States
December 12, 1985
Age 27
Gander, Newfoundland, Canada
Riverside, California, United States