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First Name: Johnny

Last Name: Arthur

Birthplace: Fruitland, NM, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Date of Birth: 06 September 1949

Date of Death: 10 June 1971

Rank: Specialist 5

Years Served:
Johnny Arthur

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Johnny Arthur

Specialist Five, U.S. Army

Johnny Arthur was born on 6 September 1949 in Fruitland, NM.

On 10 June 1971, Specialist 5 Johnny Arthur was serving with the 192nd Assault Helicopter Company, 10th Aviation Battalion, 17th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade in Pleiku Province, South Vietnam.

SP5 Arnott was killed that day when the helicopter in which he was a crew member, crashed.

Badge and Medals

Army Aircrew Badge
Purple Heart
Air Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name Johnny Arthur is inscribed on Panel W3 Line 71 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Death and Burial

Specialist Five Johnny Arthur died on 10 June 1971 in Pleiku Province, South Vietnam. Burial place is unknown.


Honoree ID: 3391   Created by: MHOH




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