Johnny (also spelled as Johnnie) C. Ricker was born 24 September 1922 to Crawford Starnes Ricker and Gertrude Anna Freshour.
Killed in Action 6 October 1944
Buried at Andrew Johnson Cemetery, Greeneville, TN, C, 131
Private First Class
119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division, Company E, 9th Army Command
The Greeneville Sun, December 2, 1944
PFC. Johnnie C. Ricker was killed in action on October 6, 1944 in the European Theatre of War. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. C.S. Ricker of Route 9, and married the former Ethel Williams, who is making her home in Washington. He entered the service February 18, 1943 and had his basic training at Camp McCall, Miss. His advance training was taken at Fort Jackson, S.C.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 24 September 1922
- Date of death: 6 October 1944
- County: Greene
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Andrew Johnson Cemetery, Greeneville, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Middle Panel
- Sponsored by: Tyler B. Ricker
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