Motor Machinists Mate 1st Class William Edwin Dorsey was missing on 25 October 1944, officially declared dead on 7 December 1945. He is remembered on the Tablets of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Philippines. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Submarine: USS Tang (SS-306)
Loss Date: October 25, 1944
Location: Formosa Strait near Turnabout Island
Circumstances: Sunk by circular run of own torpedo

  • Rank: Motor Machinists Mate First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 December 1917
  • Date of death: 25 October 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Tang (SS-306)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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