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Ernest Lloyd Johnson

Military

Service

People

  • Marvin Brayn

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • William Donahue

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Robert Lee

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

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Units served with

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

  • Melun

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born San Antonio, Texas 7 January 1916
Lived in San Antonio, Texas 16 October 1940

918 Hays

Worked for the United States Postal Service

Enlisted San Antonio, Texas 8 May 1941
First 416th BG Combat Mission Vacquerie, France 26 March 1944
Final 416th BG Combat Mission Simmern, Germany 22 January 1945

Completed a 65 mission combat tour

Died Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas 6 November 1948

Died of stomach cancer while on active duty. He was only 32 years old.

Buried Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery 9 November 1948

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot
H, 0, 207

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