Bill Earl Ritchie
Died of wounds 5 January 1943
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, V, 14552
Bill Richie died at 0142 on board the U.S.S. Kaskaskia while on active duty as a member of the ship’s company by reason of intracranial injuries sustained in an accidental fall while in the line of duty on board the U.S.S. Kaskaskia about 1305, January 4, 1943.
Mother: Mrs. Fairy Myrtle Ritchie, 2805 East 45th Street, Chattanooga