Johnson, John, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11B10, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light)
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Specialist 4


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Berwyn
Last Address
Berwyn

Casualty Date
Jan 05, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Quang Tin (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialMilitary Order of the Purple Heart
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1968, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment196th Infantry Brigade (Light)
  1967-1968, 11B10, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment/A Company
  1967-1968, 11B10, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
A Note from The Virtual Wall

In the first week of 1968 the 196th Infantry Brigade sent elements of three infantry battalions into the Hiep Duc Valley in Quang Tin Province - 2/1st Infantry, 3/21st Infantry, 4/31st Infantry. By 04 Jan the units were having increased contact with VC and NVA forces, culminating in a major battle on 09/10 Jan 1968. Seventy-nine US troops were killed between 03 and 14 January, together with several hundred known NVA and VC dead.
On 05 Jan C Company, 2/1st Infantry, lost 9 men in an engagement. Alpha 3/21, operating in a different part of the valley, lost one man - SP4 John Jonson.
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   
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