|courtesy of John Evans|
Charles augmented his income by enlisting in the Charlottesville national guard unit. He was a member of K Company 116th Infantry when it was federalized in February 1941. He attended Officer Candidate School (OCS) and was commissioned. Returned to the regiment, he was assigned to A Company 116th Infantry from the replacement depot on 28 Jun 1944. 1LT Johnson was killed in action on 17 Jul 1944.
1LT Johnson was repatriated and rests forever in Arlington National Cemetery.