Private First Class Everett Wilson Johnson, Jr. was born on July 16, 1947, and was originally from Harriman, Tennessee. He served his country in the Vietnam War in the United States Army, as an indirect fire infantryman in B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 25th Infantry Division. His tour in Vietnam began on December 17, 1967. On January 31, 1968, PFC Johnson was killed under hostile conditions in Gia Dinh province, South Vietnam; he was 20 years old at the time of his death. PFC Johnson is buried at Roane Gardens Memorial Cemetery in Rockwood, Tennessee, and is memorialized on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Panel 36E, Line 18. The following is an online tribute left for PFC Johnson:

You are always in my heart. I will never forget how much you loved your music and how talanted you were. It was such a loss for our family, and so young. We miss you and love you.

Your Sister Sue

Posted by: Linda Sue Kalgren
Relationship: He is my brother
Wednesday, October 21, 2009


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  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 July 1947
  • Date of death: 31 January 1968
  • County: Roane
  • Hometown: Harriman
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 4th Cavalry, 25th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Bronze Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood, Roane County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Top Panel
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