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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Seaman
Service Years
1949 - 1952
Home State
Oklahoma


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Apr 21, 1952
Service to 1952
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Seaman (E3) Johnson served aboard the heavy cruiser USS SAINT PAUL (CA-73). On April 21, 1952, while the cruiser was firing at the enemy off the east coast of Kojo Area, Korea,
1952
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1952
Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
Description
As 1951 drew to a close, a lull had settled over the battlefield. Fighting tapered off to a routine of patrol clashes, raids, and bitter small-unit struggles for key outpost positions. The lull result... More
Memories
Saint Paul returned to the United States for yard work at San Francisco, California, from June to Se... More
1951 - 1952
USS Saint Paul (CA-73)
USS Saint Paul (CA-73)
Rank
Seaman
NEC
SN-9700-Seaman - Infantry, Gun Crews, and Seamanship Specialists
Comments
Comments Pending
SN-Seaman
1950 - 1952
Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
Description
As 1951 drew to a close, a lull had settled over the battlefield. Fighting tapered off to a routine of patrol clashes, raids, and bitter small-unit struggles for key outpost positions. The lull result... More
Memories
From 21??31 January 1951, Saint Paul conducted shore bombardment missions north of Inchon where, on... More
1951 - 1951
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
Description Pending
1950
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
Description
Communist efforts to divide the South Koreans against themselves having failed, the North Koreans decided to attempt their subjugation by military force. At 0400, Sunday, 25 June 1950 (Korean Time), N... More
Memories
When hostilities broke out in the Korean War in June 1950, Saint Paul was conducting a midshipman tr... More
1950 - 1950
Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
Description
(September 15–26, 1950) in the Korean War, an amphibious landing by U.S. and South Korean forces at the port of Inchon, near the South Korean capital, Seoul. A daring operation planned and executed un... More
Memories
As the Chinese Communists began massive attacks late in November, United Nations forces commenced a ... More
1950 - 1950
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
School
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
1949
(SN) Seaman Apprenticeship School
(SN) Seaman Apprenticeship School
Rank
Seaman Recruit
NEC
SR-0000-Seaman Recruit
Comments
Comments Pending
1949 - 1949
Service from 1949

 
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