Johnson, Gerald Emmett, A2C

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Last Rank
Airman 2nd Class
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 611-Aerial Gunner
Last AFSC Group
Air Crew (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1951-1954, AAF MOS 611, POW North Korea
Service Years
1950 - 1954
Airman 2nd Class

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Oct 23, 1951
Hostile, Died while Captured
Illness, Disease
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenState of Ohio Korean War Memorial
  2014, Korean War Fallen
  2016, State of Ohio Korean War Memorial [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Aerial Gunner Badge

 Unit Assignments
371st Bombardment Squadron, Medium 307th Bombardment Wing,  Very HeavyPrisoner Of War (POW)
  1951-1951, AAF MOS 611, 371st Bombardment Squadron, Medium
  1951-1951, AAF MOS 611, 307th Bombardment Wing, Very Heavy
  1951-1954, AAF MOS 611, POW North Korea
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-29 Superfortress  
  1951-1951, B-29 Superfortress
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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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