Johnston, Donald Reginald, SA

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Last Rank
Seaman Apprentice
Last Primary NEC
SN-9700-Seaman - Infantry, Gun Crews, and Seamanship Specialists
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1966-1966, USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
Service Years
1966 - 1966
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Roanoke, VA
Last Address
Roanoke, VA

Casualty Date
Nov 04, 1966
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Drowned, Suffocated
South China Sea
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens - Roanoke , Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
12E 021

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Ribbon Bar

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
  1966-1966, USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1964-1973 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1965-1966 Dixie Station, South Vietnam
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

                USS Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1966


November 4, 1966

A flash fire occures in a storage compartment containing oil and hydraulic fluid four decks below the hangar deck of the USS FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT while the ship is on station in the South China Sea, killing seven.

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