Harry Johnson Jr

(1920 - 1944)

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Harry Johnson
1920 - 1944
Born
June 11, 1920
Death
June 6, 1944
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Harry Johnson Jr was born on June 11, 1920. He died on June 6, 1944 at 23 years old.
Updated: September 10, 2019
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Harry Johnson Jr
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Golden Gate National Cemetery Section N Site 2742 Sneath Lane, in San Bruno, California 94066
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Service number: 4350883
Rank: Private
Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Bn.
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Harry Johnson Jr died on June 6, 1944 at 23 years old. He was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery Section N Site 2742, San Bruno, California. He was born on June 11, 1920. We are unaware of information about Harry's surviving family.

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In 1920, in the year that Harry Johnson Jr was born, on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1930, when he was only 10 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1936, he was 16 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1944, in the year of Harry Johnson Jr's passing, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

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c. 1893 - Aug 21, 1917 1893 - 1917
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c. 1884 - Nov 29, 1940 1884 - 1940
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c. 1921 - Sep 16, 1944 1921 - 1944
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c. 1928 - Jun 3, 1946 1928 - 1946
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c. 1892 - Nov 15, 1918 1892 - 1918
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c. 1896 - Nov 9, 1917 1896 - 1917
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c. 1891 - May 27, 1918 1891 - 1918
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c. 1882 - Dec 1, 1914 1882 - 1914
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c. 1906 - Sep 29, 1943 1906 - 1943
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c. 1921 - Jun 7, 1940 1921 - 1940
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c. 1897 - Aug 18, 1918 1897 - 1918
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c. 1883 - Oct 1, 1916 1883 - 1916
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c. 1892 - Dec 30, 1915 1892 - 1915
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c. 1890 - May 31, 1916 1890 - 1916
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c. 1884 - Nov 14, 1916 1884 - 1916
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c. 1887 - Aug 21, 1917 1887 - 1917
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c. 1917 - Aug 20, 1941 1917 - 1941
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c. 1924 - Mar 11, 1943 1924 - 1943
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c. 1920 - Oct 2, 1941 1920 - 1941
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c. 1914 - Apr 19, 1941 1914 - 1941

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c. 1921 - Sep 16, 1944 1921 - 1944
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c. 1928 - Jun 3, 1946 1928 - 1946
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Unknown - Feb 2, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1892 - Nov 15, 1918 1892 - 1918
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c. 1896 - Nov 9, 1917 1896 - 1917
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c. 1891 - May 27, 1918 1891 - 1918
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c. 1882 - Dec 1, 1914 1882 - 1914
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c. 1906 - Sep 29, 1943 1906 - 1943
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c. 1921 - Jun 7, 1940 1921 - 1940
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c. 1897 - Aug 18, 1918 1897 - 1918
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c. 1883 - Oct 1, 1916 1883 - 1916
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c. -37 - -37 - ?
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c. 1892 - Dec 30, 1915 1892 - 1915
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c. 1890 - May 31, 1916 1890 - 1916
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c. 1884 - Nov 14, 1916 1884 - 1916
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c. 1887 - Aug 21, 1917 1887 - 1917
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c. 1917 - Aug 20, 1941 1917 - 1941
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c. 1924 - Mar 11, 1943 1924 - 1943
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c. 1920 - Oct 2, 1941 1920 - 1941
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c. 1914 - Apr 19, 1941 1914 - 1941
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