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Capt John Tyler Ricketts Jr.

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Capt John Tyler Ricketts Jr.

Birth
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Death 28 Oct 1974 (aged 50)
Olney, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row M, Lot 29 Upper, Site 2
Memorial ID 83859864 View Source

Parents:
- John Tyler Ricketts [1899 -1960]
- Mary J Grogan [1901-1988]

Married Mildred Louise (Frank) Ricketts

Children:
- John Tyler Ricketts, III [1942-2011]
- Mark Edward Ricketts
- Stephanie Louise Ricketts Brogan
- Pamela Jeanne Ricketts Evans

Captain, US ARMY

Military Service
United States Army, Cadet, Air Corps
Enlisted: 7 December 1942. Age 18
Assigned 445th Bomb Group Heavy
19 Feb 1943 – 12 April 1945

Attended Officer Candidate School
Fountain Blea, France
29 March 1943 – 17 July 1943 Completed

Assigned 702nd Bomb Squadron
19 March 1944 – Unknown

Assigned 3345th, 3810th & 3711th Quarter Master, Truck Company, Infantry Unit Commander
18 June 1945 – 8 October 1945

He remained in Active Reserve until September 1962. Additionally, he was called back to duty during the Korean War, as well as an advisor during Vietnam. He also worked for Naval Intelligence in the late 1950's with ordinance disposal.

Source: Mark Ricketts, his son

Obituary
Frederick News-Post - October 30, 1974

Mr. John Tyler Ricketts Jr., 18626 Walkers Choice Road in Montgomery Village, Gaithersburg, died Monday, Oct. 28, at Montgomery General Hospital, Olney.

He was a son of Mrs. Mary Grogan Ricketts, Baltimore, and the late John Tyler Ricketts, and the husband of Mrs Mildred Frank Ricketts.

Besides his wife and mother, Mr. Ricketts is survived by two sons, John Tyler Ricketts III, Boston, Mass., and Mark Edward Ricketts, Gaithersburg; two daughters, Stephanie Louise Brogan, Springfield, Va., and Pamela Jeanne Evans, Washington Grove; four grandchildren; and one brother, Frank Miles Ricketts, and one sister, Virginia Zimmerman, both of Baltimore.

Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Gartner-Sandison Funeral Home, 316 E. Diamond Ave., where Rosary will be said at 8 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 31, at St. Martin's Catholic Church, Gaithersburg. Interment will be in Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville.


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