Johnson, Gerald, A2C Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Airman 2nd Class E-3
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 0611-Aerial Gunner
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Last Unit
1951-1954, M 0611, POW North Korea
Service Years
- 1954
Airman 2nd Class E-3

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1933
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Arcadia
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Oct 23, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Wars and Conflicts/Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments
371st Bombardment Squadron, Medium 307th Bombardment Wing,  Very Heavy5th Air ForcePrisoner Of War (POW)
  1951-1951, M 0611, 371st Bombardment Squadron, Medium
  1951-1951, M 0611, 307th Bombardment Wing, Very Heavy
  1951-1951, 5th Air Force
  1951-1954, M 0611, POW North Korea
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-29 Superfortress  
  1951-1951, B-29 Superfortress
 Combat and Operations History
  1950-1953 Korean War/Operations
  1951-1951 Operations/Operation Strangle
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION
Korean War Veterans Honor Roll

Gerald Emmett Johnson

Arcadia, Pennsylvania

Born March 17, 1933

Airman Second Class, U.S. Air Force
Service Number AF13337205
Died while Prisoner of War
Died October 23, 1951 in Korea
Airman Second Class Johnson was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 371st Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Wing. On October 23, 1951, the aircraft was shot down by enemy MiGs over Namsi Airfield. He was taken Prisoner of War and declared dead on January 28, 1954. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Airman Second Class Johnson was awarded the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
   
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