Audley Eugene Johnson was born in 1927 in Tennessee. The son of Silas Johnson and Gertrude Emmert.
Parents: Mr.and Mrs. Silas Johnson, Rt 9, Knoxville

Memorialized at the Honolulu Memorial, HI

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, April 15, 1945
Seaman Second Class Audley Johnson, 18-year-old gunner, has been reported misisng following naval battle action in the South Pacific, the Navy Department yesterday notified his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Silas Johnson, Route nine. Seaman Johnson, overseas since January, entered the Navy last October. He attended Anderson School and formerly was employed as a tool clerk by a Kingsport engineering firm.

  • Rank: Seaman Second Class
  • Date of death: 19 March 1945
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Franklin (CV-13)
  • Theater: South Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Bottom Panel
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