Philip E. Johns

Korean War
Service #52079999
Unit19th Infantry Regiment 24th Infantry Division
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Entered Service From Ohio
Date of DeathJuly 27 1951
Courts of the Missing
Combat Infantryman Badge
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Silver Star
United Nations Service Medal
Private Johns was awarded the Silver Star, the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Private Johns was a member of the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 27, 1951. Initially listed as Missing in Action, his name is permanently engraved at the Honolulu Memorial.
rosetta medal
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.