Rank and Name, Fireman First Class Andrew Gordon Johnson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Cod (SS-224) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.
Andrew is born on 15 July 1918 in New York.
Mother, Jennie Johnson.
Andrew enlisted the service in New York with service number # 8121702.
Andrew was KIA when he rescued a shipmate stuck in the Torpedo room what was on fire on 26 April 1945, he is honored with a Navy and Marine Corps Medal, Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Andrew is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
WW2 Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/
WordPress en/of Wooncommerce oplossingen, https://www.siteklusjes.nl/
Military Recovery, https://www.dpaa.mil/
Andrew G. Johnson
HOME OF RECORD:
Staten Island, New York
AWARDS BY DATE OF ACTION:1 of 1
Navy and Marine Corps Medal
AWARDED FOR ACTIONS
DURING World War II
Rank: Seaman First Class
Division: U.S.S. Cod
Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 358 (January 1947)
(Citation Needed) – SYNOPSIS: Seaman First Class Andrew G. Johnson (NSN: 8121702), United States Navy, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal (Posthumously) for heroic conduct in assisting in the rescue of a shipmate when the U.S.S. COD’s after torpedo room caught fire on 26 April 1945.