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Charlie Cole Johnson

Chief Electrician's Mate, Navy

Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: December 3, 1944
Died In: Ormoc Bay, Philippines

Chief Electrician’s Mate Johnson was serving aboard the USS Cooper DD-695 when it was sunk by the Japanese in in Ormoc Bay.

Before the war, he was employed by a confectionery store.

He is memorialized on the Walls of the Missing in the Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

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