Jesse W. Ridgway
Attended the Connellsville Joint School District
Graduated in: 1942
Branch of service: US Air Force
Served 2 1/2 years. From April 13, 1943 to Sept. 20, 1945.
Information regarding duties/deployment:Engineering and Operations HGS 438th Troop Carrier Group,Launched the Invasion of Normandy June 5, 1944,Northern France, Rhineland Ardennes, Central Europe
Special Recognition Received: Good Conduct Medal,Distinguished Unit Badge, 7 Bronze StarsEuropean African Middle Eastern Service Medal