Johnson, Howard Ravenscroft “Jumpy”
- Date of birth:
- June 18th, 1903
- Date of death:
- October 8th, 1944 (west of Driel/Gelderland, Netherlands)
- American (1776 - present, Republic)
On 8 October, 1944, while inspecting D company positions behind the dike west of Driel, the Netherlands, a large shell fragment struck Colonel Johnson in the lower abdominal area. Although he survived two hours later he died.
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- - Bando, M., 101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles in World War II, Zenith Press, St. Paul/Minnesota, USA, 2007
- Rapport, L., Northwood Jr., A, Rendezvous with Destiny – A History of the 101st Airborne Division, The Battery Press, Nashville, USA, 2000 (reprint of the original 1948 edition not the later 1965 second edition)