Arnold W. England
Born: April 8, 1918
Killed in Action (MIA): February 3, 1943 while serving on the SS Dorchester in the Atlantic.
U.S. Merchant Marines
The Dorchester was a luxury liner that had been converted to a troop transport ship when it was torpedoed. Pvt. Shornak from Hopewell was on the same ship and also died when it sunk.
At the time of his death, Mr. Arnold was survived by his wife, Amelia C. England, his mother, Mrs. Sallie J. England, and a number of brothers and sisters.
The SS Dorchester and its passengers are remembered on the SS Dorchester Memorial in Clark County, Wisconsin.
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