Howard Charles Ricks

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Metairie, LA

HONORED BY
Diane Ricks Burkett & Richard C. Ricks II, Children

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

CORPORAL. SERVED IN COMPANY E, 2ND BATTALION, 20TH MARINE ENGINEERS, 4TH MARINE DIVISION; LATER SERVED WITH COMPANY B, 4TH PIONEER BATTALION. FIRST WAVE ASSAULTS ON ROI NAMUR, SAIPAN, TINIAN AND IWO JIMA. SERVED FEBRUARY 1943 - OCTOBER 31, 1945.