AIR COMMANDO 2 Ritchie, Herman Hiram

Operation Bulbasket
By Paul McCue
The Silent Fleet
By Geoff Nayler

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Ritchie
  • FORENAME
Herman Hiram
  • UNIT
310 Air Commando Squadron (315 Air Commando Group)
  • RANK
Captain
  • NUMBER
3064786
  • DATE OF DEATH
13th January 1966
  • AGE
30
  • GRAVESITE
Golden Gate National Cemetery,San Bruno,California Section J Site 24-A
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Okmulgee,Oklahoma
born 26.2.1935
son of J.H. and Mrs Ritchie,Okmulgee,Oklahoma
husband of Elizabeth Joann (nee Coburn) Ritchie (married June 1956)
graduated Okmulgee High School
attended Oklahoma University
10 years service
awards (posthumous) D.F.C.,Air Medal
pilot
C-123B Flareship (55-4519)
KIA in mid-air collision with A-1E Skyraider (1 A.C. Squadron) near An Khe,Binh Dinh Province,South Vietnam
Vietnam Veterans Memorial,Washington,D.C. Panel 04E Line 71
 
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