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Thorvald Johnson

Division: Marines
Rank: Sgt
Hometown: West Mineral, KS
Wartime Locations: Solomon Islands, Tulagi, Gavutu, & Guadacanal
Wartime Service Dates: 1941-1944
Major Battles: Raid on Tasimbco & Battle of Bloody Ridge on Guadacanal
Unit: 1st Parachute Battalion/ 1st Marine Division
Significant Accomplishments: Joined Marines & became a paratrooper before WWII & 1st US Offensive WWII
Medals: Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation, Marine Expeditionary Medal, Good Conduct Medal