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Sgt Duane Aaron Johnson

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Sgt Duane Aaron Johnson

  • Birth 25 Oct 1947 Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA
  • Death 13 Aug 1968 Kon Tum, Kon Tum, Vietnam
  • Burial Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 78173978

Full military honors will be accorded Sp4/C Duane A Johnson, 20, who was killed in action while serving in Vietnam. He is the son of Mr and Mrs Willard Johnson of 1604 Deer Trail.
The services will be held Thursday afternoon at four o'clock in the Trinity Baptist Church with a Chaplain officiating. Interment will be in the Garden of Memories under the direction of Plummer-Fair.
The young man, a native of Edinburg, moved to Kerrville about four years ago, and was graduated from Tivy High School in 1965. He was with the Fourth Infantry Division and had been in Vietnam since the ninth of January.
Among his survivors are his parents, his father operates the Kerrville Bakery and his mother is a member of the faculty of the Daniels Elementary School. A brother Dennis, attending Southwest State College in San Marcos, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs A.A. Johnson of Edinburg.

Referenced to the Kerrville Mountain Sun-21 August 1968


Father's Name: Willard Pearl Johnson
Mother's Name: Ethel Lois Rigby

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PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Kerrville, Texas
Date of birth: Saturday, 10/25/1947

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army (Selective Service)
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Sergeant (See Note below)
ID No: 54720516
MOS: 11B20 Infantryman
LenSvc: Between 1 and 2 years
Unit: A CO, 3RD BN, 12TH INFANTRY, 4 INF DIV
Note: E4 at loss. Posthumous Promotion as indicated

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: Friday, 01/12/1968
Cas Date: Tuesday, 08/13/1968
Age at Loss: 20
Remains: Body recovered
Location: Kontum, South Vietnam
Type: Hostile, died outright
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds - Ground casualty

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  • Created by: Billy M. Brown
  • Added: 10 Oct 2011
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Duane Aaron Johnson (25 Oct 1947–13 Aug 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78173978, citing Garden of Memories Cemetery, Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Billy M. Brown (contributor 46859520) .