Historic Markers Across Georgia



In memory of Perry L. Johnson



Marker ID:  
Location: on Courthouse lawn, US 23 Business, Cochran, GA
County: Bleckley
Coordinates: N 32° 23.238    W 083° 21.332
  32.3873    -83.35553333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
In memory of Perry L. Johnson Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

July 21, 1908 - October 8, 1986


In memory of Perry L. Johnson, of Bleckley County, Georgia, who at age 36 while serving as a Corporal in the United States Army during WW II, single handedly captured fifteen German soldiers at St. Malo, France on August 10, 1944. His extraordinary heroism displayed courage in the face of enemy fire. His conduct was in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Army.




In memory of Perry L. Johnson
Photo by David Seibert



 

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