Ray Monroe Johnson was born on 17 February 1918 at Carter, Tennessee.
Died 17 June 1944
Buried at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, TN

29th Marines, 5th Amphibians Corps, Company A

Wife: Mrs. Ray M. Johnson, Rt 2, Johnson City, TN

The Johnson City Press, 20 January 1949
The body of Private First Class Ray Monroe Johnson, killed in the line of duty in the Pacific theater of operations while serving with the United States Marine Corps in the recent war, arrived today on the Tennessean for reburial. A son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie C. Johnson of Johnson City, he attended Happy Valley High School. Before his entry into the armed forces August 24, 1943, he was a brakeman for the Clinchfield Railroad. He was 26 at the time of his death in the Mariannas Island group of the Western Pacific. Surviving are hiswife, the former June James of Johnson City; his parents; a  brother, Sam, and a sister, Mrs. Ralph Taylor, all of Johnson City.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 17 February 1918
  • Date of death: 17 June 1944
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 29th Marines, 5th Amphibians Corps
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Middle Panel
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