1LT Roland Hammond Ritter

1LT Roland Hammond Ritter

Birth
Muncy, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 24 Aug 1918 (aged 25)
Bapaume, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Burial Bony, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
Plot Plot A, Row 13, Grave 16.
Memorial ID 56099705 · View Source
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He graduated from Muncy High School in 1911 and went on to graduate from Drexel Institute in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1916. He enlisted on 19 June 1917 and was commissioned a First Lieutenant in the United States Air Service in March 1918 and attached to the 1st Squadron of the RAF. On 24 August 1918 he left Fienvillers Aerodrome and his plane was last seen in the vicinity of Bapaume, France.


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  • Maintained by: Malcolm Hall
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56099705
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Roland Hammond Ritter (3 Oct 1892–24 Aug 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56099705, citing Somme American Cemetery and Memorial, Bony, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France ; Maintained by Malcolm Hall (contributor 47396468) .