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Preston Overstreet Johnson

Aviation Machinist's Mate, Third Class, Navy

Hometown: Roanoke City, VA
Casualty Date: November 5, 1944

Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Johnson served in the Pacific during WWII.

Before the war, Preston worked for American Bakery and the Dr. Pepper Bottling Company in Roanoke, Virginia.  He was married and the couple had a son.

He is buried in Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke, Virginia.


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