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Pvt William Hiram Ritchie

Pvt William Hiram Ritchie

Birth
Orleans County, Vermont, USA
Death 17 Oct 1901 (aged 32)
Philippines
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot , 6205
Memorial ID 2597084 · View Source
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Willim H Ritchie was born in Derby, Orleans County, Vermont around September 1869. Assigned to E Company, 9th Infantry Regiment, Private Ritchie was killed in action in a battle with Philippine insurgent bolomen near the Candara River, Samar Island, Philippines, on 17 October 1901. His body was moved from the Philippines on the S.S. Kilpatrick, arriving at New York City on 13 Sep 1903.


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  • Maintained by: Stephen Barneby
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2597084
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William Hiram Ritchie (Sep 1869–17 Oct 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2597084, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Stephen Barneby (contributor 47157980) .