Officer William A Miller - San Francisco, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 49.612 W 122° 25.383
10S E 550773 N 4186762
Quick Description: A memoiral to William A Miller in Alcatraz.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/7/2012 3:05:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMECJG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 23

Long Description:
During the may 1946 escape attempt, officer William A Miller was one of several correction officers held hostage in this cell. He was mortally wounded when he hid the key that the inmates needed to complete their escape. His quick thinking, bravery, and attention to duty prevented the escape from succeeding and he will never be forgotten.
List if there are any visiting hours:
Alcatraz hours


Entrance fees (if it applies):
$30 fee


Type of memorial: Other

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