Wesley R Johnson

#3355, b. 11 June 1911, d. 9 September 1944
Father*George Chester Johnson b. 1874
Mother*Imogene Reed b. c 1874, d. 5 Nov 1934
     Wesley R Johnson was born on 11 June 1911 Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon. He was the son of George Chester Johnson and Imogene Reed. Wesley R Johnson died on 9 September 1944 at age 33 B-24 Pilot Dead
Army Tells Wife

Capt. Wesley Johnson, 34, pilot of a B-24 bomber in the army ferry command, was killed in a plane crash in India, according to word received by his wife, Mrs. Mary Alice Johnson, 2416 N. E. 11th avenue.
Capt. Johnson, a private pilot before entering the army air forces in 1942, received his commission at Long Beach, Cal., in 1942. Promoted to captain last July, he was stationed in the China-India-Burma theater at the time of his death.1 He was buried Q1106, National Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii; Name: Wesley Johnson
Veteran's Rank: CAPT
Branch: US Air Force Last known address: 2177 Puowaina Drive Honolulu, HI 96813
Birth Date: 29 Jun 1911
Death Date: 9 Sep 1944
Interment Date: 20 Jun 1949
Cemetery: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Buried At: Section Q Site 1106
Cemetery URL: http://www.cem.va.gov/nchp/nmcp.htm.
Last Edited=29 Aug 2015

Citations

  1. [S466] B-24 Pilot Dead..., The Oregonian, Portland, Oregon, 1 Oct 1944, p 17.