Hamilton County


Sgt. Alvin Martin Johnson




Alvin Martin Johnson was born July 30, 1910 to George Martin and Etta Mae Williamson Johnson. He died May 19, 1946 and is buried in Homewood Cemetery, Ellsworth, IA.

Sgt. Johnson served with the Army Air Corps in World War II.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - May 23, 1946

Services for Crash Victim

Funeral services for Alvin M. Johnson, 35, Ellsworth army veteran who was killed early Sunday morning in an auto crash near Melbourne, will be held at 2 p.m., Friday at Trinity Lutheran church at Ellsworth.

The Rev. C. J. Naglestad will officiate, and burial will be in Homewood cemetery at Ellsworth.

Johnson had been employed as a signalman for the Milwaukee railroad since he was discharged from army service last December. He was in service for three years, serving in England. Before entering the army Johnson farmed with his father, George Johnson, near Ellsworth.

Besides his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Johnson of Ellsworth, he is survived by a brother, Roy, stationed in New Guinea and five sisters, Mrs. Gladys Ubben of Kamrar, Mrs. Ruby Trempel of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Fern Danger, Dorothy Johnson and Mavis Johnson, all of Ellsworth.

Source: ancestry.com