*last update 3/5/2019

Military Involvement

 

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Harry Everett Rector was born Sept. 15, 1909 to Frank and Catherine Reisch Rector. He died July 8, 1996 and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Vinton, IA.

Petty Officer Rector served in World War II with the U.S. Navy.

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James Preston Rector was born Jan. 10, 1912 to Frank and Catherine Reisch Rector. He died Jan. 26, 1975 and is buried in Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, CO.

Cpl. Rector served in World War II with the U.S. Army.

Source: ancestry.com


Merle D. Richardson was born Oct. 9, 1926 to Ernest D. and Glada M. Cain Richardson. He died Mar. 21, 2002.

Merle served in World War II with the U.S. Army 63rd Infantry.

Source: ancestry.com


Roy Rickart was born Oct. 24, 1907 to Frederick and Alice Rickart. He died Nov. 1972 and is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, San Diego, CA.

Roy served in World War II with the U.S. Navy. He also served in Korea,

Source: ancestry.com


Clarence Ridenour was born July 27, 1915 to Charles and Nellie F. Darnell Ridenour. He died May 10, 1995.

Clarence served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Source: ancestry.com


Ira Laverne Ritz was born Nov. 5, 1916 to Clyde and Amy Saylor Ritz. He died Oct. 25, 1944 and is buried in Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Hombourg, Belgium.

Sgt. Ritz served in World War II with the U.S. Army 113rd Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron and was KIA in Germany and awarded the Purple Heart.

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Warren Donald Ritz was born Oct. 19, 1920 to Clyde and Amy Saylor Ritz. He died Oct. 26, 1974 and is buried in Troy Cemetery, Troy, IA.

Warren served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Source: ancestry.com


Harold William Rysdam was born Sept. 6, 1916 to Frank and Flora Etta Adams Rysdam. He died Sept. 9, 1966 and is buried in Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, IA.

Harold served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS LST-222.

Source: ancestry.com



ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Mar 2019

 

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