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Gordon Johnston

  • Birth 25 May 1874 Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 8 Mar 1934 San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 7, Grave 10092
  • Memorial ID 5997704

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a member of the “Rough Riders” during the Spanish-American War. Served during the Insurrection in the Philippines as a First Lieutenant in the United States Signal Corps. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Mount Bud Dajo, Jolo, Philippine Islands, on March 7, 1906. His citation reads “Voluntarily took part in and was dangerously wounded during an assault on the enemy's works”. His Medal was awarded to him on November 7, 1910. He rose to the rank of Colonel, and served during World War I as a staff officer in the VII Army Corps. Camp Gordon Johnston in Carrabelle, Florida was named for him.

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  • Originally Created by: Steve Cross
  • Added: 26 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5997704
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gordon Johnston (25 May 1874–8 Mar 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5997704, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .