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First Name: George

Last Name: Johnson

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Gender: Male

Branch: Marines (present)



Home of Record: Naples, FL
Middle Name: Dennis



Date of Birth: 25 February 1948

Date of Death: 16 March 1967

Rank: Private First Class

Years Served:
George Dennis Johnson

   
Engagements:
•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)

Biography:

PFC GEORGE DENNIS JOHNSON

George was born in Battle Creek, Michigan on February 25, 1948 to Budd Elbert Johnson and Shirley Jean Johnson. He had 2 older brothers. At some point in the boys young years, they relocated to Southwest Florida, living in Fort Myers and Naples. George attended Naples High School where he was active in school activities.

He enlisted in the Marines in 1966. The date of his service in Vietnam began is unknown, but on March 16, 1967, he gave his life for his country in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam. He was serving as a Rifleman with 1ST PLT, E Co, 2ND BN, 9th Marines.

He received a Purple Heart Medal, Combat Action Medal, Naval Presidential Unit Citation Medal, National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service w/2 Bronze Stars Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation Medal, Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation Medal, and Vietnam Campaign Medal.



Honoree ID: 256288   Created by: MHOH

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