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First Name: Stephen

Last Name: Johnson

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)

Rating: Aviation Electronics Technician (Navigation) Petty Officer 3rd Class

Home of Record: Manhattan Beach, CA
Middle Name: Ayer

Date of Birth: 19 January 1949

Date of Death: 15 September 1969

Rank or Rate: Petty Officer Third Class

Years Served: 1967 - 1969
Stephen Ayer Johnson

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Stephen Ayer Johnson
Petty Officer Third Class, U.S. Navy

On 15 September 1969, Petty Officer Third Class Stephen Ayer Johnson was serving with HA(L)-3, TF 116, U.S. Naval Forces Vietnam, in Kien Giang Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, PO3 Johnson died while missing in the crash of the helicopter (due to non-hostile action) in which he was a crew member. His body was recovered.

Medals, Awards and Badges

Air Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Naval Air Crew Badge


The name Stephen A Johnson is located on Panel W18 Line 89 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Petty Officer Third Class Stephen Ayer Johnson is buried at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Honolulu County, HI, in Section W, Site 844.

Honoree ID: 256552   Created by: MHOH




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