Joe T. Johnson

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 15
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 10 / 132
Date of Birth: 07-Dec-1947
Neighborhood: North Philadelphia
High School: Thomas Edison High School
Street: N. 27th Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SP4
Date of Casualty: 22-Sep-1966
Province of Casualty: Unknown
Johnson enlisted in the Army five days after his June 1965 graduation from Thomas Edison High School. The 18-year-old specialist four, a machine-gunner and team leader, was sent to Vietnam and assigned to Company A of the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. Johnson died in Vietnam on Sept. 22, 1966. He was survived by his wife, son and parents.