Alfred Stapledon Miller DSC, RNZNVR

Born   1900New Zealand

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31 Oct 1940 T/S.Lt.
31 Jan 1941 T/Lt.
??? T/A/Lt.Cdr.


14 Jun 1945 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Alfred Stapledon Miller, RNZNVR

HMS Puffin (L 52 / K 52)T/Lt.Patrol vessel28 Jun 1942ca. mid45
HMS Cranstoun (K 511)T/A/Lt.Cdr.Frigate23 Jun 1945Sep 1945

Career information

Born NZ. Son of Ernest Valentine and Thomazena(nee Stapledon) Miller. Ernest was Manager of Chelsea sugar refinery in Auckland. He Married Thomazena in Devon England in 1887. She was born 1860, daughter of Captain William Stapledon MN and Elizabeth (nee Clibbett Dau of William Clibbett (she was born b1830).

Ship builder of Appledore devon. Captain William Made voyages to Australia from 1852 for many years and was owner of Norwood some time convict ship to WA.Thomazenas 2 brothers were born on board off Bombay 1858 and 1862. A long history of sea faring.

Events related to this officer

Patrol vessel HMS Puffin (L 52 / K 52)

26 Mar 1945
HMS Puffin (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.S. Miller, RNZNVR) rammed and sank a German Seehund midget submarine off Lowestoft. (1)


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