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Harry Crossett Miles (M)
b. 12 September 1913, d. 15 August 1999

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Descendant Chart for John H. Miles
Descendant Chart for Thomas Morgan Jones

     Harry Crossett Miles was born on 12 September 1913 at California, son of Ernest Albert Miles and Elizabeth Melinda Jones. The Ernest Miles Death Certificate give his birth as 02 September 1913.1,2

Harry Crossett Miles was enumerated with Ernest Albert Miles on the census of 8 January 1920 at 2910 West 14th Street, Los Angeles, California, as Harry C. Miles. Listed as 6 years old, attending school, born in California, mother in Iowa and father born in California, can read and write, can speak English, occupation 'none'.3

Harry Crossett Miles was enumerated with Ernest Albert Miles on the census of 5 April 1930 at 2910 West 15th Street, Los Angeles, California, as Harry C. Miles. Listed as 16 years old, single, born in California whereas his mother was born in Iowa while his father was born in California, he can read, write and speak English, has attended school in the past six months, occupation is student.4

Harry married Grace Irene Savage, daughter of Bert Edgar Savage and Nellie Elizabeth Bonham, circa 1932. He served in the US Army from 1942 to 1946. Harry enlisted as a Private in the Army from 10 May 1945 until after the end of World War II. He enlisted at Fort MacArthur, San Pedro, California. His Army serial number was 39748032. His enlistment record shows him as married, being born in 1913, having four years of high school with a civilian occupation of automobile serviceman. After the war he served in the Japan Occupation Forces. He was drafted from an auto mechanic's job with Sears Roebuck. Sears held the job open for his return from the Army.5,6 He attended the burial of Ernest Albert Miles on 25 October 1951 at in the Valhalla Memorial Park located in North Hollywood, California.7,6 He attended the marriage of Caroline Elizabeth Gould and James Eugene Radja on 29 August 1954 at North Island Chapel, San Diego, California.6 He was employed as an automotive supervisor in retail merchandising circa 1955. He worked in this occupation for 27 years.1 He and Grace Irene Miles lived circa 1968 at 601 South Vermont, Los Angeles, California.8 He and Grace Irene Miles lived at 183 South Mansfield, Los Angeles, California 1969.9 He lived at Los Angeles April 1974.10 He attended the burial of Floyd Howard Gould on 19 April 1974 at in the El Camino Memorial Park located in San Diego, California.11,10 He attended the burial of Nell Elizabeth Miles on 15 August 1984 at San Diego.12,6 He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1988.1 He attended the burial of Nelson Albert Miles on 31 August 1989 at in the San Marcos Cemetery located in San Marcos, California.6,13 Before his death Harry lived for several years with daughter Marilyn and Charles Moores at 354 South Sycamore Avenue in Los Angeles.1 He died of Cardiac Arrest and Coronary Artery Disease on 15 August 1999 at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, at age 85. He also suffered from metastatic carcinoma of the prostate.1,14 He was buried on 18 August 1999 in the Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills located in Los Angeles, California.1,6 [Witness] lived with Marilyn Elizabeth Moores and Charles Albert Moores in 2004 at at 354 South Sycamore Avenue, Los Angeles, California.1

Last Edited=7 Feb 2008

Children of Harry Crossett Miles and Grace Irene Savage
Marilyn Elizabeth Miles+ b. 21 Apr 1935, d. 1 Apr 2004
Lorna Irene Miles+ b. 22 Mar 1939, d. 19 Sep 1999


  1. [S594] Harry Crossett Miles, H.C. Miles Death Record.
  2. [S13] Ernest Albert Miles, E.A. Miles Death Record.
  3. [S113] 1920 US Census, CA Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co.; Supvr Distr 8, Enumeration District 192, Ward 455, Sheet 5B.
  4. [S169] 1930 US Census, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Assembly District 58, Enumeration District 216.
  5. [S526] World War II Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File; , Box 1470, Film Reel No. 7,41#.
  6. [S50] Caroline Gould Remembrances, Biography, 2000 Jim Radja Library.
  7. [S356] Ernest A. Miles, Funeral Card, 25 October 1951 Jim Radja Library.
  8. [S172] William James Miles, Death Report.
  9. [S595] Grace Irene Miles, G. I. Miles Death Record.
  10. [S171] Floyd H Gould Funeral Book, 19 April 1974.
  11. [S118] Floyd Howard Gould, Funeral Card Jim Radja Library.
  12. [S201] Griffin Brothers Chapels, The Funeral Book does not give the funeral date. Caroline Gould remembers it as 15 August..
  13. [S439] Nelson Albert Miles, Nelson Albert Miles Death Certificate.
  14. [S17] Various People, Various files, Social Security Death Index, Family Search of the Family History Library.

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Jim Radja
Vienna, Virginia, US of A

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