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1Lt Rex Leo Johnson
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Birth: May 25, 1915
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1944, Germany

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This is a 'Cenotaph Only' in La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Allen, Kansas.

Rex's actual burial is: 1LT Rex Leo Johnson

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US ROSTERS OF WORLD WAR II DEAD, 1939-1945:
Name: Rex Leo Johnson
Gender: Male
Race: White
Religion: Protestant
Cemetery Name: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri
Disposition: Administrative Decision
Service Branch: Army
Rank: First Lieutenant
Service Number: 797547

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US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II
Pilot 1st/Lt. Rex L. Johnson KIA
Hometown: Mother, La Harpe, Kansas
Squadron: 576th BS 392th Bomb Group
Service #39240262
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart

Target: Friedrichshafen Germany
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:3326
Date Lost: 18-Mar-44
Serial Number: #42-52465
Aircraft Model B-24
Aircraft Letter: "X-Bar"
Aircraft Name: (NO NICKNAME) 4th (?) Mission
Location: (400) meters west of Mariatell near Schramberg,
Cause: Cause of downing was ascribed to be "fighter" Crew of 10 8KIA 2POW

Lt Johnsons remains were reentered Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Saint Louis St. Louis County
Missouri he has (2) Cenotaph memorials in Kansas.

The #42-52465 crew:

1st/Lt. Rex L. Johnson Pilot KIA
1st/Lt. Rex L. Johnson Pilot KIA
1st/Lt. Rex L. Johnson Pilot KIA
2nd/Lt. Russell E. Paules Co Pilot KIA
1st/Lt. Delmar C. Johnson Navigator POW
1st/Lt. Robert M. Hunter Bombardier KIA
1st/Lt. Donald R. Greene Bombardier KIA
T/Sgt. Martin Stancik Engineer KIA
T/Sgt. Theodore C. Wohlstrom Radio Op. KIA
S/Sgt. Hugh D. Reynolds Gunner KIA
S/Sgt. Robert A. Kimball Gunner KIA
S/Sgt.Ellsworth W. Milliken Gunner POW
S/Sgt. Alton D. Nixon Gunner KIA
S/Sgt. Alton D. Nixon Gunner KIA

NOTE: Contributed by F.A.G. member John Dowdy #47791572 on June 15, 2013.

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 Parents:
  Bert C Johnson (1889 - 1966)
  Edith Barker Johnson (1892 - 1982)
 
 Sibling:
  Delbert B Johnson (1912 - 1978)*
  Rex Leo Johnson (1915 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: VETERAN - WWII - US ARMY AIR FORCE - KILLED IN ACTION
 
Burial:
La Harpe Cemetery
La Harpe
Allen County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: John Dowdy
Originally Created by: TiogaRose (temp inactive...
Record added: Jul 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39832566
1Lt Rex Leo Johnson
Added by: DK Paddock
 
 
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NARA Home of Record: Allen County, Kansas...Finding Of Death...Re-interred at Jefferson Barracks on 01/15/1952...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Oct. 21, 2014
Remembering you on this Memorial Weekend 2014
- Lazer
 Added: May. 26, 2014

- TiogaRose (temp inactive)
 Added: May. 5, 2011
 
 
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