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JOHNSTON, Brooxey J., Jr. - GM3/c USN

Brooxey J. Johnston, Jr. GM3c

Brooxey J. Johnston, Jr. GM3c

Brooxey J. Johnston, Jr.

Gunner's Mate Third Class

Brooxey J. Johnston, Jr. GM3c

Brooxey J. Johnston, Jr.

  • Name: Brooxey J. Johnston, Jr. "Johnny" (birth records show only middle initial "J")
  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 356 34 83
  • Rate: GM3/c (Gunner's Mate Third Class)
  • Duties: Take charge of gun and crew. Assemble and fire all types of guns. Handle ammunition. Handle mines and depth charges.
  • Enlisted: 9 August 1940
  • Place: Dallas, Texas
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 14 October 1940
  • From: NTS San Diego, California
  • Transferred from USS Arizona: 9 December 1941
  • To: USS Macdonough (DD-351)
  • Transferred: 27 March 1942
  • To: Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida
  • Retired as LCDR
  • Date of Birth: 24 August 1920
  • Place of Birth: Sulphur Springs, Texas
  • Parents: Brooxey J. Johnston and Neely Fell Board
  • Date of Death: 25 Jul 1988
  • Interred: Houston National Cemetery, Section K Site 1460, Houston, Texas
  • Cousin: Dee Cumpie Ayers KIA on the Arizona
  • Cousin (through marriage): Horrace Van Wood KIA USS Arizona

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