Nov. 11, 1918 Wellsville Columbiana County Ohio, USA
Dec. 15, 1944 Olongapo Zambales Province Central Luzon, Philippines
Pvt. Bernard W. Johnson joined the 192nd Tank Battalion from the 753rd Tank Battalion. He was assigned to B Company. He took part in some of the first tank battles of World War II involving American tanks. He became a Prisoner of War when Bataan was surrendered to the Japanese. As a POW he was held at Camp O'Donnell, Cabanatuan, and Bilibid Prison. He died when the Japanese "Hell Ship" he was on, the Oryoku Maru, was attacked and sunk by American planes in the Lingayen Gulf off Luzon.