Joseph E. Johnson

Korean War
Service #51154712
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathJuly 23 1953
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private First Class Johnson was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman Badge, 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.
Private First Class Johnson was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was seriously wounded by the enemy at DT204403 in North Korea on April 15, 1953 and returned to duty on April 28, 1953. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy at CT997396 in North Korea on July 23, 1953.