b. 29/09/1857 England. d. 21/06/1943 Bexar County, Texas.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 28/05/1898 USS Vixen.
Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy at Pennsylvania and served as a Fireman First Class.
On board the U.S.S. Vixen on the night of 28 May 1898. Following the explosion of the lower front manhole gasket of boiler A of the vessel, Johnson displayed great coolness and self-possession in entering the fireroom.
BURIAL LOCATION: FORT SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.
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