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First Name: Larry

Last Name: Johnson

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)

Rating: Aviation Structural Mechanic (Structural) Petty Officer 1st Class

Home of Record: Columbus, OH
Middle Name: Richard

Date of Birth: 15 November 1934

Date of Death: 14 December 1969

Rank or Rate: Petty Officer First Class

Years Served: 1951 - 1969
Larry Richard Johnson

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Larry Richard Johnson
Petty Officer First Class, U.S. Navy

On 14 December 1969, Petty Officer First Class Larry Richard Johnson was serving with HA(L)-3, TF 116, U.S. Naval Forces Vietnam, in Gia Dinh Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, PO1 Johnson was killed in action in the crash of the helicopter (due to hostile action) in which he was a crew member. His body was recovered.

Medals, Awards and Badges

Purple Heart
Air Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
Navy Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Naval Air Crew Badge


The name Larry R Johnson is located on Panel W15 Line 56 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Petty Officer First Class Larry Richard Johnson is buried at Green Summit Cemetery in Adelphi, Ross County, OH.

Honoree ID: 256425   Created by: MHOH




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