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Pvt. John Edward Johnson

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Pvt. John Edward Johnson

Birth
Milton, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death
5 Mar 1945 (aged 33)
Germany
Burial
Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Plot
Section G ~ Row 6 ~ Grave 29
Memorial ID
56061913 View Source

John, who resided in Ellendale, Delaware, served as a Corporal, 417th Infantry Regiment, 76th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on December 20, 1943 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as being from Sussex County, Delaware, employed as a Driver and also as being Married.

He was "Killed In Action" in Germany.

He had served in the Army for one year and two months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Service # 42081902

Son of Lemuel Johnson and Elizabeth Roach Johnson.

Husband of Elvira Legates Johnson.

The military made the decision to have "New Jersey" on is headstone instead of "Delaware", his home state. Possibly due to his wife being from New Jersey....

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

John, who resided in Ellendale, Delaware, served as a Corporal, 417th Infantry Regiment, 76th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on December 20, 1943 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as being from Sussex County, Delaware, employed as a Driver and also as being Married.

He was "Killed In Action" in Germany.

He had served in the Army for one year and two months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Service # 42081902

Son of Lemuel Johnson and Elizabeth Roach Johnson.

Husband of Elvira Legates Johnson.

The military made the decision to have "New Jersey" on is headstone instead of "Delaware", his home state. Possibly due to his wife being from New Jersey....

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56061913
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56061913/john-edward-johnson: accessed ), memorial page for Pvt. John Edward Johnson (1 Apr 1911–5 Mar 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56061913, citing Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .