HOWARD D. MERRILL, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Howard Merrill '40

Date of birth: December 16, 1917

Date of death: December 7, 1941

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1940 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Howard was lost in USS Arizona (BB 39) during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

His father was listed as next of kin.

Namesake

USS Merrill (DE 392) was named for Howard.


Class of 1940

Howard is one of 89 members of the Class of 1940 in Memorial Hall.