Harry William Johnson

(1921 - 1944)

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Harry William Johnson
1921 - 1944
Born
c. 1921
Death
December 6, 1944
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Harry William Johnson was born c. 1921. He died on December 6, 1944 at age 23.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Harry William Johnson
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Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 6. J. 23. in Germany
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Service number: j/35279
Rank: Flying Officer
Regiment: Royal Canadian Air Force
Unit/ship/squadron: 103 (r.a.f.) Sqdn.
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Harry William Johnson passed away on December 6, 1944 at age 23. He was buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 6. J. 23., Germany. He was born c. 1921. We have no information about Harry's family or relationships.

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In 1921, in the year that Harry William Johnson was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1930, by the time he was just 9 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1936, when he was just 15 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1944, in the year of Harry William Johnson's passing, on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

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