USS UTAH BB-31 / AG-16
The Forgotten Ship of Pearl Harbor
Clifford D. Hill
Clifford Dale Hill was born in 1923 to Samuel Hill and Mary Hill of Hennessee, Oklahoma. Clifford enlisted in the Navy on January 23, 1941 at Dallas, Texas and reported for duty to the USS Utah on September 3, 1941. Hill was killed in action on December 7, 1941 during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was awarded the Purple Heart posthumously and remains on duty with his shipmates aboard the Utah. Clifford is commemorated on the Memorial Tablets of the Missing, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.
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