Colonel Johnston was the son of Rufus Zenas Johnston, Sr, Rear Admiral, United States Navy, and a recipient of the Medal of Honor. The Colonel is buried in an adjacent gravesite in the same section as his Father.
We are researching the Colonel.
JOHNSTON, RUFUS ZENAS, JR
- LTC HHC SCHOOL BRIG USA SCS FIRST USE AUG
- DATE OF BIRTH: 03/19/1916
- DATE OF DEATH: 09/17/1972
- BURIED AT: SECTION 2 SITE 3752-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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