2012-02-10 / Community
Edward Johnson receives Purple Heart 60 years late
HARPSWELL — Sixty years wasn’t too long for Edward Johnson of Bailey Island to wait for his Purple Heart. Johnson was wounded by shrapnel on the morning of Oct. 4, 1952, in Kumhwa Valley, Korea, on the last day of his tour. He received his Purple Heart for that injury on Jan. 21, 2012.