North High School Wall of Honor
Richard Raymond Miller
Class of June, 1951

Research done by Claradell Shedd, class of 1953. PAGE IN PROGRESS

Richard Raymond Miller
Dick graduated from North High in June, 1951. At the time, his next of kin was Mr. and Mrs.Malvern Miller, 4040 Cambridge Street, Des Moines, IA. His service number was _______.
Richard Raymond Miller
Year   Rank   Status
June, 1951   Graduated x Graduated from North High, Des Moines, IA
1951-1953 x Schooling x Drake University, Des Moines, IA
date x Drafted/
US Army
x Where and when?
date x Basic Training x Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Army Corps of Engineers. 12 weeks.
date x Enroute x Train to Seattle, WA (Fort Lewis, WA)
1953 x Enroute x Troop transport from Seattle, WA to Japan and then Korea via Alaska.
Dec.24, 1953 x Stationed x Arrived in Korea on Christmas Eve, 1953. I rapidly became the new Company Supply Officer because of my typing skills.
date x US Army/

Locations in Korea were:

1955 x Enroute x Korea to U.S.
date x US Army/
x Where and when?
1955 x Employment x Worked in my father's printing business.
date x Employment x Real estate: Stambrough Realty. 35 years in real estate in area, especially Ankeny, IA.
date x Civilian/Retirement x Doing what?
Drake; Boot camp at Fort Leonard Wood, MO
photo photo
appropriate caption appropriate caption
US Army Seal

US Army Corps of Engineers

10th Air Defense Artillery
Richard Raymond Miller
US Army Corps of Engineers

Photo of Richard Raymond Miller
in uniform
5th Army

Staff Sergeant Stripes
United Nations Service Medal/Korea; National Defense Medal; Korean War Service Medal; Bronze Star; Korean Defense Service Medal; Good Conduct Medal

Examples of Medals: United Nations Service Medal/Korea;
Korean War Service Medal;
Korean Defense Service Medal; Good Conduct Medal
(list of appropriate medal/citations coming)
The comprehensive list of names from North High's 1893-2018 graduation classes are from Claradell Shedd's North Des Moines High School website. The names of all North High School graduates can be found online at Richard Raymond Miller's class page can be viewed at
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