VIETNAM - JOHNSON, HOWARD WARNER JR

Johnson, Howard Warner Jr

VIETNAM - JOHNSON, HOWARD WARNER JR
JOHNSON, HOWARD WARNER JR

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 7-Apr-1947

Hometown: Trenton, New Jersey

Marital status: Married to Carol M. Johnson

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 19-Jul-1966

Start of tour: 11-Jul-1967

Incident date: 30-Aug-1967

Date of casualty: 30-Aug-1967

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died while missing. Unknown. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
Howard Warner Johnson Jr died as the result of metal fragment wound received when hostile mortar round detonated in area where he was on perimeter defense.

Location of fatality: Quang Tin, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton, New Jersey, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 25E 071 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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