Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Remembering the servicemembers who died in the service of their country.

Marine Lance Cpl. William L. Miller

22, of Pearland, Texas.
Miller died as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died on November 15, 2004.

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"To the family of:William L.Miller
I am so sorry for the loss of your love one. My heart cries out for you in your grief and you have my thoughts and prayers. He died a hero defending freedom. May you have the peace and understanding that only comes from God. Prayerfully we will all meet in Heaven one day where we will rest in the arms of Jesus. If you need prayer or need someone to talk to, please call or write my pastor: Rev. John Pearrell 11677 Brown Bridge Rd., Covington, GA 30016. (770)787-1015.
Your friend in Jesus Christ, Polly Ballew Covington,Ga""

"I have the priviledge and honor of being able to visit Billy's resting place any time, as I live in Greenbrier, AR. He is also my cousin and was loved very much. I get to visit with Susie and Lewis (his parents) when they are in the area. I think about him often and honor him for serving his country and keeping us safe. He is in Heaven serving his heavenly Father."
Nancy Gage of Greenbrier, Arkansas

"Billy's mother Susie sent me the link to this website. What an awesome tribute! I am proud to say that I knew Billy, he is a true hero in every aspect. He gave the ultimate sacrifice and I am so grateful to his service for our country. I know he is in heaven watching over all of us now. I am so blessed to call his family my true friends and I pray for them all daily. Billy's memory lives on in our hearts forever."
Trish Sneed of Pasadena, TX

"I'm a cousin of Billy's and I want to say thank you so much for the condolences and words of encouragement from everyone who posted a message out here. I know I can speak for the whole family when I say THANK YOU VERY MUCH the posts are greatly appreciated!!!"
Mark of Conway, AR.

"I never knew Billy; however, I served with and knew many heroes like him - not as a Marine, but as an Army Officer and a Special Agent with the US State Department with Marine Security Guards around the world, in hot spots, like Vietnam, Cambodia, Pakistan & Burundi - I lost my father in WW II in the South Pacific so I know that words alone can not offer enough comfort - rest asured that I will pray for Billy and you his love ones - as the words say in the Marine Corps Hymn - he is now patrolling the streets of Heaven - Semper Fi."
Pat O'Hanlon of Westfield, NJ, USA

"I don't know you but your fate has touched me deeply"
Ella of UK

"Dear Miller Family:

I read about William's action in Iraq in Dexter Filkins' "The Forever War." By all accounts, he was an upstanding young man brimming with courage, patriotism, and a sense of duty. Thank you for raising such a decent man; our country is grateful for his service."
Ted of Ithaca, NY

"November 15, 2008
To the family of Lance Cpl. William L. Miller:
William gave the ultimate sacrifice and will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. I cannot and will not let our fallen heroes be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to you. "Some gave all."
Peggy Childers
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
Peggy Childers of Carson City, NV

"To Billy and his family:

Hey man, I missed you, things changed quite a bit since our last conversation, what you said has never lefted my head and will never leave my head. It was an honor to have served with you, and the chance to hear your wisdom.
To Billy's family, your son was a walking bundle of courage and bravery. To learn and to observe from his wisdom and actions, he taught me the meaning of bravery, it was an honor, for that, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.

I would like to keep in touch, email me at your leisure ;KamHC85@gmail.com"
Kam (1/8 Bravo. 1st PLT) of Rochester, Ny

"I grew up across the street from BIlly, he was fun to talk to, I've never heard harsh words about him, he was truly a great person, he'll now have his chance to guard the pearly gates."
Garrett Williams of Pearland, Texas

"Billy was a friend of mine. I went to Junior High and High School with him. We used to leave school for lunch and drive around in his purple Neon... lol! I miss that kid! He was a great person and Heaven is lucky to have such a wonderful angel! God bless his family."
Carly Cook of Pearland, TX

"To Bill May God watch over and protect the one.s left behind. Heaven,s a better place now that your here Thank you (a Vietnam Vet)"
John J Coppinger of Winter Springs,Fla

"Billy, thanks for puttin everything into perspective, bro i'll never forget you and thankyou.

To Billy's Family,
I loved your son, he became a close friend to me and I would like to keep in touch. My condolences to you.

my email is ydoujockme@aol.com, contact me if you like"
Lcpl Michael Godoy of Brooklyn NY

"I did not know Bill personally but I do know his sister and her husband. My prayers are with his family forever as they will always mourn the loss of his life. May God bless you and all the men and women of the United States Military."
Andee Hasty of Alvin, TX

"Corporal Miller, goodbye soldier and thank you. You are my hero."
Bill of Houston, Texas

"To William's Family and Friends:

On behalf of the Blanco-Caldas family, we send our sincerest condolences. We share the same loss ... the same pain. Our son returned safely from Afghanistan, only to lose his life in Iraq. Our prayers are with you in this most difficult time and we thank you for your soldier's bravery and sacrifice.


The Family of Capt. Ernesto M. Blanco-Caldas, 82nd Airborne
KIA Iraq 12/28/2003.
Gloria Caldas (The Big Ern's Mom) of San Antonio, TX

"To William's Family:
There are no words to express the sorrow we feel for your loss. May God bless you and help you through this time."
Dan and Meg Manninen of San Antonio, Texas

"To the family and friends of Lance Corporal William L. Miller,

Those we hold most dear, never truly leave us. May you find comfort in love's everlasting connection.

In the Support section of this web site you will find links to many groups that support you at this crucial time. The Marine Comfort Quilt group would be honored to send a quilt to the next of kin. There are many, loving and caring Americans from all over the United States that will never forget the sacrifice that your loved one has made for our Freedom. Please register so we can send you our "Love Stitched Together."

Proud Marine Mom and Proud Member of Marine Comfort Quilts"
Sandra Moudy of Placentia, Ca USA

"Thank you William Miller, you will not be forgotten. Your bravery goes beyond words. I want to express my deepest gratitude for your sacrifice. To the family and friends, my prayers and deep condolences in your loss. May God strengthen you from knowing that fellow Americans and people around the world care about you and grieve with you in your loss. God bless you all. A very appreciative fellow American,"
Leo Titus of Grayslake, Illinios

"To the family and friends of Lance Cpl. William Miller:
May God's grace be with you during your time of grief. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and we feel your loss and share in your sorrow. Bless William for the sacrifice he has made to make a better life for the rest of us."
The Ford Family of Wells, Nevada

"To the family and friends of Lance Cpl. William Miller:
I am saddened by the loss of your loved one. He will always be remembered as a hero for fighting for freedom. I hope that this website will be a source of comfort and encouragement for you during this difficult time, and in the future as you recall the memories of William, who continues to live on in your heart."
Tim Rivera of Powder Springs, Georgia

Honor them by remembering... Freedom - is their gift to us But his soul goes marching on