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 Richard L Johnson

Richard L Johnson

Birth
Death 21 Feb 1952 (aged 23)
Burial Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
Plot 299 V
Memorial ID 100010884 · View Source
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Second Lieutenant Richard Johnson was living in San Antonio, TX when he entered the service and was the pilot of a RF-80A Lockeed Shooting Star photo reconnaissance aircraft with the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing.

On February 21, 1952, while returning from a photo reconnaissance mission and requesting landing instructions, his aircraft crashed five miles southeast of Kimpo Airfield (K-14), killing him.

He was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Bio by: Finding Family


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ILLINOIS
2D LT. I5 AF TAC. RECON SQ
KOREA PH


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  • Created by: Bradley
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100010884
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard L Johnson (11 Feb 1929–21 Feb 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100010884, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Bradley (contributor 47916397) .