Stanley William Johnson
Flt O T-61292 613th
1924 - 1944
Navigator onboard 42-37856 (Fancy Nancy III)
Margraten cemetery, Netherlands.
Plot : D , Row : 1 , Grave : 17.
Stanley was born in 1924, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.
In Oct 19, 1942 he enlisted to the aircorps.
In 1943 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG
His last mission, Jan 30, 1944, just before Target Brunswick, the plane was hit by a FW 190.
Unfortunately, Stanley was killed
He was awarded with an Air Medal and a Purple Heart Medal
In 1944, when Stanley died on the age of 20 he left behind his family :
His mother, Francis Johnson, age 58
His brother, Thure Johnson, age 31
His sister, Mildred Johnson, age 27
His sister, Evelyn Johnson, age 27
His sister, Florence Johnson, age 17
Mission to Brunswick, germany, just before target the plane was hit by a FW 190 , German fighter.
Individual casualty questionaire
Told by S/Sgt Ray Lawrence Surowski , Engr / Top Turret.
- Name of crew member : Johnson , Stanley William.
- Rank : Flt.O.
- Serial number : T-61292
- Position : Navigator.
- Did he bail out ? : No knowledge.
- Last contact just prior to loss of plane ? : I asked Flt.O. Johnson the time ( it was 1145 Hrs. )
- Was he injured ? : Not at that time.
- Where was he last seen ? : Before take-off.
- Any explanation of his fate ? : Flt.O. Johnson might have been killed during fighter attack or like Lt. Rohner,
could not bail out in time.
- Total number of missions of above crew member ? : 5.
- Date and destinations if possible ? : Dec 31, 1943 Cognac , France
Jan 5, 1944 Tours , France
Jan 21, 1944 Notre Dame de Ferme , France
Jan 29, 1944 Frankfurt
Jan 30, 1944 Brunswick
Lt. Ronald R. Rohner Crew
Standing L to R: Ray Surowski, John Morreale, Homer Arbogast, Cliff Barker. Kenneth Dickerson, Lowel Reif.
Kneeling L to R: Stanley Johnson, Emil Smetana, Ronald Rohner, Frank Leonard.
Taken at Redmond Oregon in final days of training.
Fleet Officer Stanley Johnson was buried on the cemetery of Ochsendorf on 1 Feb. 44.
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