USS UTAH  BB-31 / AG-16

The Forgotten Ship of Pearl Harbor

William E. Marshall

Seaman 2/c

William Earl Marshall, Jr. was a native of Texas and enlisted in the Navy on June 14, 1941 in Dallas, Texas. Marshall reported for duty to the USS Utah on September 3, 1941. He was killed in action on December 7, 1941 during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Marshall 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 father, Mr. William Earl Marshall, Sr of Dallas, Texas.