Marshall Laverne Hassler
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Rayburn Hassler, Crab Orchard, TN

He was killed in action on January 9, 1945 when the USS Colorado BB-45 was struck by a defective anti-aircraft shell. The Colorado was supporting the landings in Lingayen Gulf, Philippines. He was fatally wounded and buried at sea. He is memorialized at Manila American Cemetery.

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