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Hugh Alexander Ridenour Jr.
Corporal, United States Marine Corps
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Ridenour, 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
Bullis Preparatory School, Silver Springs, Maryland.  Also surviving him is a younger brother, Charles.


Hugh Alexander Ridenour, Jr.
Seattle, Washington
Born August 5, 1932
Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 1193419
Killed in Action
Died May 13, 1952 in Korea

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 Medal.


RIDENOUR, HUGH A JR
CPL USMC
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/05/1932
DATE OF DEATH: 05/13/1952
BURIED AT: SECTION 31  SITE 1188
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 28 December 2006
Purple Heart Medal