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For information about the Veterans Park contact:

Nederland Parks & Recreation Department
2301 Avenue H
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-724-0773


For information about the Database contact:

Marion & Ed Hughes
Public Library

2712 Nederland Avenue
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-722-1255

Database Number   515
Name   Ritter, Kenneth Hugh
Birth Date   1-12-1941
Birth Place   Basile, Acadia & Evangeline Parishes, Louisiana
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Service Branch   Air Force


  4238th Organizational Maintenance Sq. SAC
Rank/Grade   A 2nd Class
Date of Enlistment   7-8-1958, New Orleans, LA
Date of Discharge   7-6-1962, Shreveport, LA
Service Occupation   Recip Eng Mach
Decorations   Good Conduct Medal; SO G-2
Locations of Military Service   Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX; Chanute Air Force Base, Rantoul, IL; Barksdale Air Force Base, Shreveport, LA.
Special duties/highlights/ achievements   LaJes Field A.F.B., Azores Terceira Island, Portugal; Goosebay A.F.B., Labrador, Canada
Father   Hubert G. Ritter
Mother   Rose M. Ritter
Spouse   Henrietta B. Ritter
Date of Marriage    
Education   High School - 4
Additional Biographical Information   Moved to Nederland, TX and went to work for DuPont, Beaumont Works, TX. Worked there for 38 years and in 2009 moved to Lumberton, TX. Lived in Nederland, TX for 47 years before moving to Lumberton, TX. in 2009
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Date Added to Database   28 July 2015
Source of Service Information   Veteran and Discharge document
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