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Reginald Heber Ridgely, Jr.
Lieutenant General, United States Marine Corps
Courtesy of Michael Stein:

Lieutenant General Reginald H. Ridgely, USMC
 Born August 18, 1902
Died June 28, 1979
Second Lieutenant 1923
Advanced through grades to Major General 1951
 Served in Nicaragua
Served in Haiti
Served in China
Prisoner of War 1942-45
Commanding Officer, 8th Marine Regiment 1947-48
Commanding Officer, Fleet Marine Force, Mediterranean 1948-.
Commander, US. Disciplinary Barracks, Portsmouth
Chief of Staff, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego -51
Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego 1951-52
Director of Personnel, USMC 1952-55
Commanding General, 2nd Marine Division 1955-57
Commanding General, MCB Camp Pendleton, Camp Pendleton 1957-59
Ret. as Lieutenant General 1959
 Bronze Star Medal - Purple Heart

Reginald Heber Ridgley, Jr. was born on 18 August 1902 and died on 28 June 1979.  He was buried with full military honors in Section 11 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Josephine Dalton Ridgely (25 Ooctober 1903-16 april 1987) is buried with him.

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RH Ridgley Jr. Gravesite PHOTO From Robert Snow October 2007
Photo Courtesy of Robert Snow, October 2007

osted: 13 September 2003  -  Updated: 27 September 2003 Updated: 3 March 2006 Updated: 20 October 2007
Bronze Star

Purple Heart Medal

RH Ridgely Jr. Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003