Harold Ritenour

Harold Ritenour

This photograph, taken by local photographer Hugh Morrison, shows Harold Ritenour of Woodstock. 

Harold Ritenour was born in Woodstock Virginia on March 25 1925. He served first in World War Two with the United States Marine Corps. After the war he remained in the reserves and was activated to serve in the Korean conflict. 

Harold deployed to the country in 1950 with the 1st Marine Division. On March 3rd of 1951 he was wounded in the soldier but recovered and returned to Korea. He regularly served on the front lines. 

After the war he returned to his wife and children in Woodstock. He died in 1994.