John Andrew Marshall

John Andrew Marshall was born 10-NOV 1914 in St. Louis MO.  He was killed in action on 7-DEC 1941 during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  His father was Thomas Marshall (1885-1961) and his mother was Mary M. Moran (1880-1962).  He had one brother: Leo, and five sisters: Elizabeth, Mary Bernice, Mary Rosary, Marcella, and Theresa.  The family lived in Overland MO and were members of All Saints Parish.  John attended McBride High School in St. Louis, MO.  He withdrew at the end of his junior year in 1938 and enlisted in the Navy.  He joined the Navy as a Water Tender 2nd Class on the USS Downes (DD-375) a Mahan-class destroyer.

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