USS UTAH  BB-31 / AG-16

The Forgotten Ship of Pearl Harbor

​​​William H. Dosser

Seaman 2/c

William Hugh Dosser was born in 1925 and enlisted in the Navy on July 16, 1941 at Houston, Texas. He reported for duty on the USS Utah on September 10, 1941. William was killed in action on December 7, 1941 during the attack at Pearl Harbor. He was awarded the Purple Heart posthumously and remains on duty with shipmates on the USS Utah. He is commemorated on the Memorial Tablets of the Missing, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific,. William was survived by his mother, Mrs. Lillie Swenson of Houston, Texas.