Virginia Heroes

Anthony Lee Johnson

Private First Class, Marine Corps

Born: February 11, 1949
Hometown: Buena Vista
Entered: May 17, 1968
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: February 22, 1969
Died In: South Vietnam
Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal

Private First Class Anthony Johnson served as a rifleman in A Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. He was killed during Operation Dewey Canyon while engaged in hostile action by fragmentation wounds caused by a rocket-propelled grenade.

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