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Pvt James R. Ritchie

Pvt James R. Ritchie

Birth
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Dec 1944 (aged 36)
Liège, Belgium
Burial Scottdale, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 88240520 · View Source
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We would like to thank Kathi Swan for the transfer of this account.

Born in East Huntingdon, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, he was the son of William and Annie Ritchie.

He entered the military on Jan. 20, 1944, in Greensburgh, Pennsylvania.

Assigned as a Cannoneer to 814 Tank Battalion, 7th Armored Division.

He sacrificed his life on Dec. 23, 1944, between Maldingen and Harze, Belgium


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  • Maintained by: Son of the 7th
  • Originally Created by: Kathi Lynn King
  • Added: 8 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88240520
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt James R. Ritchie (30 Dec 1907–23 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88240520, citing Scottdale Cemetery, Scottdale, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Son of the 7th (contributor 47067117) .