Hugh Alexander Ridenour Jr.
Corporal, United States Marine Corps
Hugh A. Jr, Corporal, USMC, Machine Gunner, 1st Marine Division.
19 years of age.
Died May 13, 1952 in action in Korea.
Next of kin - Lieutenant Commander and Mrs. Hugh A. Ridenour, 4124 E. 79th St., Seattle, Staff officer with the 13th Naval District.
Place of birth: Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
Place of burial - Arlington National Cemetery
He enlisted in the Marines last June and was
sent to Korea in February. Corporal Ridenour had graduated from
Corporal Ridenour was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division.
He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on May 13, 1952.
Corporal Ridenour was awarded the Purple Heart,
the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations
Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service