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Harold Ritenour

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Title

Harold Ritenour

Subject

Ritenour, Harold
Korean War, 1950-1953

Description

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.

Creator

Hugh Morrison

Source

Shenandoah County Historical Society Hugh Morrison Photograph Collection, Truban Archives, Shenandoah County Library, Edinburg, Virginia.

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

undated

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

17893

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Files

17893.jpg

Citation

Hugh Morrison , “Harold Ritenour,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed December 16, 2017, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/11399.