Lewis Millett

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Millett in 1985

Lewis Lee Millett Sr. (December 15, 1920 – November 14, 2009) was an American military person. He was a United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for leading the last major American bayonet charge. Millett was born in Mechanic Falls, Maine. He later served in the Vietnam War as well. He retired from the Army in 1973.

Millett died in Loma Linda, California from congestive heart failure at the age of 88.[1] He was buried with full military honors in Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California.

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  1. Ghiotto, Gene (November 14, 2009). "Medal of Honor recipient Lewis Millett dies at age 88". The Press-Enterprise. Riverside, California. Archived from the original on November 23, 2009. Retrieved November 21, 2009.

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