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JOHNSON, Milton W

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JOHNSON, Milton Wright

Servicenumber: O1316056

 

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Age: 27
Born: 11 October 1917, Oklahoma
Hometown: Heavener, La Flore, Oklahoma
Family: Luther E. Johnson (father)
Mildred Johnson (mother)
Nellie M. Johnson (sister)
Luther Johnson (brother)
Wanda H. Johnson (wife)
Rank: First Lieutenant
Function: Not available
Regiment: 10th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division - Transport: 5th Infantry Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 4 December 1944
Status: KIA
Place of death: In the vicinity of Creutzwald on the French – German border
Spot: Not available
Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot A, Row 20, Grave 1
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: 1st Lt Milton W. Johnson enlisted in the Regular Army in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on 24 October 1940.

He attended High School for 4 years in Heavener and graduated at Bakersfield, California, in 1933.
1st Lt Johnson worked as an architect.

He received the Bronze Star for heroism in the military operations from 10 to 24 September near Arnaville, France. At that time he was serving as a reconnaissance officer with a heavy weapons company and led his men courageously under the hail of enemy fire.

He was first buried in the U.S. Temporary Cemetery Limey, Toul, France.

Source of information: Leo Minne, www.abmc.gov, www.wwiimemorial.com, www.archives.gov – WWII Enlistment Record, www.ancestry.com – 1920 – 1930 - 1940 Census /  U.S. Headstone and Interment Record, http://www.joedemadio.com/5th-infantry-division, http://www.okhistory.org/historycenter/okcasualties/ 
Photo source: -

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