Andrew Miskiv was born in 1920 and grew up in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. He was one of seven children. His parents both died at an early age. Andrew attended Phoenixville High School. He obtained employment at the Parsons and Baker Company.
Andrew entered service in the Army in early 1942. After basic training, he was assigned to serve with a medical unit – the 38th General Hospital. The 38th was sent overseas to North Africa late in 1942.
Private Andrew Miskiv Died Non Battle in an aircraft crash on February 23, 1943. His sister received notification on April 6th that Andrew was Missing In Action. On April 13th she received word that her brother was killed in an aircraft crash in the Middle East, but no further details were given.