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   Private Henry Hanna Ritchie
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 24/04/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 102 Engineers, US Army (United States Army)
Date Of Birth: 31/05/1898
Died: 01/11/1917 (Died on Active Sevice)
Age: 19
Summary      
Henry Hanna Ritchie was the youngest son of Samuel and Margaret Ritchie. He was born on 31st May 1898 in Ballymoghan, near Magherafelt. He was the youngest of at least seven children, all born in the Magherafelt area. His father was a farmer. When he was 17, he emigrated to the United States. Henry signed up for military Ssrvice at St Louis, Missouri. Private Henry Ritchie was in training with the American Army at Spartanburg, South Carolina when he died on 1st November 1917.
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1 1901 census lists Ritchie family Lists Harry H as age 2 living with the family at house 11 in Ballymoghan More, Londonderry
2 1911 census lists Henry Ritchie Lists Henry as age 12 with his father at house 4 in Main Street, Portstewart, Londonderry
3 Family Search - Immigration US Immigration record for Henry Hanna Ritchie
4 Family Search - Military Service US Military Service record for Henry Hanna Ritchie
5 Family Search - Naturalisation US naturalisation record for Henry Hanna Ritchie
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