Results 1 to 3 of 3

Australian then US Soldier Grouping

Article about: An extremely unusual grouping-Cpl Thomas L Johnson MM, 2/11 Battalion 2AIF-awarded the Military Medal in the Western Desert in 1941, captured in Crete May 1941 then POW, postwar he married a

  1. #1

    Default Australian then US Soldier Grouping

    An extremely unusual grouping-Cpl Thomas L Johnson MM, 2/11 Battalion 2AIF-awarded the Military Medal in the Western Desert in 1941, captured in Crete May 1941 then POW, postwar he married an American woman, moved to the US, he joined the US Army, served 2 tours of the Korean war then 3 tours of Vietnam. The WA Army Museum holds his medals from both armed forces as well as his US Dress uniform as a Master Sergeant.
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture Click image for larger version. 

Name:	061.jpg 
Views:	27 
Size:	316.5 KB 
ID:	551806   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	062.jpg 
Views:	41 
Size:	300.7 KB 
ID:	551807  

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	018.jpg 
Views:	31 
Size:	319.8 KB 
ID:	551808  

  2. #2
    4md
    4md is offline
    ?

    Default

    Amazing military career, that is a lot of campaigns

  3. #3
    ?

    Default

    I am used to seeing an American ribbon following an Australian group, but not the other way around. Thank you for sharing this.

    Oz

Similar Threads

  1. 05-16-2013, 04:51 PM
  2. 09-17-2011, 07:49 PM
  3. Russian soldier ID - 1942 ,soldier book

    In Documents (Non-Award), Photographs, IDs, Posters, & Other Ephemera
    02-22-2011, 09:37 PM
  4. Grouping of a us soldier

    In Insignia, Flags and regalia
    11-23-2010, 08:59 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •