Project Roll Call

Johnson Van Tien

  • Firefighter
  • Nashville Fire Department
  • Tennessee
  • Age: 25
  • Year of Death: 1933

Firefighter Johnson Van Tien, of the Nashville Fire Department, died on June 28, 1933 from injuries sustained in a fire truck accident while responding to a call.

This firefighter line of duty fatality occurred before the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial was built in Emmitsburg, Maryland. While this firefighter has not been officially honored at the Memorial site, there are plans to do so when resources are available.

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Memorial Wall

  1. My grandfather, I followed in your footsteps, becoming a firefighter for the city of Nashville, Tennessee.

    – Mike Brooks