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 [decorative delimiter] Class of November 1918

Vol. VI

(Born Mo.)

David T. Johnson

(Ap'd Mo.)


(David Terrill Johnson, Born Dec. 31, 1897, Steinmetz, MO.)​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 10, 1916, to Nov. 1, 1918, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers.

Served: at Camp A. A. Humphreys, Va., student officer at Engineer School, Dec. 2, 1918, to June 15, 1919; in France with American Expeditionary Forces, on tour of observation, June 20 to Sept. 10; at Camp Humphreys, Va., student officer at Engineer School, Sept. 11, 1919, to ––––

Vol. VII
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Second Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, Nov. 1, 1918.

At Camp Humphreys, Va., student officer at Engineer School, Nov. 11, 1918, to June 20, 1919; member of party on inspection trip of American Expeditionary Forces, June 21, to

First Lieutenant of Engineers, Aug. 2, 1919.

Sept. 10, 1919; at Camp Humphreys, Va., student officer, Engineer School, Sept. 11, 1919, to June 15, 1920; received certificate of Civil Engineer; at Camp Gordon, Ga., and Camp Jackson, S. C., with 7th Engineers, June 16, 1920, to Jan. 14, 1921; at Camp Humphreys, Va., student officer, Basic Course, Engineer School, Jan. 15, 1921, to June 14, 1921, when he was graduated; with 13th Engineers, June 15, 1921, to Oct. 10, 1923; member of Engineer Rifle Squad at National Matches in summer of 1923; on leave of absence Oct. 11, to Dec. 2, 1923; at Florence, Ala., on duty under the immediate orders of the District Engineer, Dec. 2, 1923, to Dec. 10, 1924; leave of absence, Dec. 11, 1924, to Jan. 2, 1925; en route to Hawaiian Islands, Jan. 3, 1925. to Feb. 22, 1925; at Schofield Barracks, T. H., with 3rd Engineers, Feb. 23, 1925, to Feb. 22, 1928, served as Lieutenant in Company for one year, as Company Commander for a year and a half, and as Regimental Plans and Training Officer for six months; returned to United States; at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., commanding company, 29th Engineers (Topographical), Feb. 23, 1928 to June 20, 1930; with company on change of station; at Mitchel Field, Long Island, N. Y., Commanding Officer, Company B, 29th Engineers, June 27, 1930, to Nov. 4, 1930; with Company, 29th Engineers, Nov. 4, 1930, to ––––

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

(1st Lt., C. E., Aug. 2, 1919)

At Mitchel Field, L. I., N. Y., C. O., Co. B, 29th Engrs., June 27, to Nov. 4, 1930; with Co. B, 29th Engrs., to Dec. 31, 1931; at Cincinnati, Ohio, Asst. to Dist. Engr., to Sept. 11, 1934; at College Station, Tex., Asst. P. M. S. & T., Texas A. & M. College, to

(Capt., C. E., Nov. 1, 1934)

Aug. 31, 1938; at Kansas City, Mo., Asst. to Dist. Engr., to ––––

Vol. IX
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: — Kansas City Mo, Asst to Dist Engr, 38‑40;

(Maj CE 1 Jul 40);

Ft Leonard Wood Mo, Asst S‑3, S‑1, S‑3 and Tng Gp Comdr, ERTC, 41‑

(Lt Col AUS 15 Sep 41)

(Lt Col CE 11 Sep 42)

(Col AUS 11 Mar 43)

44; US and Asiatic Pac Theater, CO 1164 ECGp, ‑45; FEC, Engr 9 Corps, 46‑

(Col CE 11 Mar 48)

48; Dpty Div Engr, Western Ocean Div. ‑49; Huntington WVa, Dist Engr, ‑50

Died, Feb. 18, 1978, at Columbia, Mo.: Aged 80.​b

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Buried, Bethel-Hickam Cemetery, Columbia, MO.

Thayer's Notes:

a Col. Johnson's birthplace is from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.

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b Col. Johnson died after the publication of Vol. IX (1950), the most recent volume of the Supplements to Cullum's Register available to me, which may also be the most recent volume in the public domain. The date and place of his death are from the WPAOG memorial article.

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