USS UTAH BB-31 / AG-16
The Forgotten Ship of Pearl Harbor
William D. Arbuckle
William Delano Arbuckle graduated from high school in Marshall, IL and attended DePauw University in Green Castle, Indiana for one year before enlisting in the Navy on May 20, 1941, He reported for duty to the USS Utah on July 29, 1941 and was killed in action on December 7, 1941 during attack on Pearl Harbor. He was awarded the Purple Heart posthumously and remains on duty with his shipmates aboard the Utah. He is commemorated on the Memorial Tablets of the Missing, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii. William was survived by his mother, Mrs. Mary Frances Jurgenson of Chicago, IL.
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