Johnson, Emmet Lee, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 11B10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1948 - 1966

Staff Sergeant


Six Service Stripes



Two Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1929
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lexington, MO
Last Address
Lexington, MO

Casualty Date
May 19, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Vietnam, South
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Angelus Rosedale Cemetery - Los Angeles, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
07E 085

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1966-1966, 11B10, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment/C Company
  1966-1966, 11B10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Feb 17, 2018, General Photos5
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Emmet Lee Johnson is African American.

Joe Roberts: I don't remember exactly when I met SSG Johnson, but I do remember he was my squad leader in Hawaii before we shipped out to Vietnam. He was a Korean War veteran. He once told me that his friends had nicknamed him "Piper" because he had safely lead them through mine fields and they had followed him like he was the "Pied Piper". SSG Johnson was a decent, level-headed guy, a good leader who looked out for his men. He was also a loving husband, and a proud father of a beautiful baby girl. May he rest in peace.
   
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