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Johnson, Andrew Gordon

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.

Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/johnson-a-g.htm

 http://www.usscod.org/

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com

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ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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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/

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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

Service: Navy

Rank: Seaman First Class

Division: U.S.S. Cod

GENERAL ORDERS:

Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 358 (January 1947)

CITATION:

(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.