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Pvt Edward William Johnson

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Pvt Edward William Johnson

Birth
Death 3 Nov 1942 (aged 25–26)
China
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

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Memorial ID 56761220 View Source
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Edward served as a Private, 59th Coast Artillery (Harbor Defense), U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Iowa prior to the war.

Edward became a POW of the Japanese Army during the "Fall Of the Philippines" in 1942.

He "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army at Hoten Pow Camp, Mukden, Manchuria 42-123 (China) during the war.

He was awarded the Prisoner Of War Medal and the Purple Heart.

His remains were not recovered.

Service # 37046659

He also has a Cenotaph in the New Providence Cemetery, New Providence, Iowa.
( see family links below )

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56761220
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/56761220/edward-william-johnson : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Edward William Johnson (1916–3 Nov 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56761220, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .