Cumberland Evening Times (Cumberland, Maryland) 16 July 1968 Page 11

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Cumberland Evening Times (Cumberland, Maryland) 16 July 1968 Page 11 - the Beverly of H the be Long Com ar a h a h t !...
the Beverly of H the be Long Com ar a h a h t ! Hig M Lieutenant Is Killed By Mistake A Berkeley Springs residen crving with the Army in vas killed in an exchange o ;unfire between two American patrols near the demilitarize zone last week. A U.S. military spokesma said the two night patrols, esci hinking the other was a Nort! Korean unit, became embroile n a short fire fight July 10. 1st. Lt. Richard M. Johnson 25, of Berkeley Springs, leade of one of the patrols, was'killed There were no other casualties Lt. Johnson was born Januar 17, 1945 in Elkins, a son Richard M. and Ann (Cham hers) Johnson, now of Berkele Springs. He graduated in 196 from Berkeley Springs Hig School and in 1966 from Wes Virginia' University. He wa commissioned a second' lieuler ant, Infantry, after his gradu tion from WVU. At the time of his death, Johnson was assigned to th 38th Infantry Regiment of th 2nd Infantry Division, one of U. S. units stationed along th demilitarized line between Nort and South Korea. Lt. Johnson is also survive by his widow, Jane (Howery Johnson; one sister, Miss * Johnson; two brothers, John and David C. Johnson, and paternal grandmother, Mrs. non Johnson, all of Berkeley Springs. : The body will be returned the Hunter Funeral Home

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