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army officer

Eugene Ware Ridings, American army officer. Decorated Bronze Star, Silver Star with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster.

Background

Ridings, Eugene Ware was born on January 9, 1899 in Grant County, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Samuel P. and Nettie (Lewis) Ridings.

Education

Student Oklahoma U., 1917-1918, Marion (Alabama) Military Institute, 1918-1919. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1923. Graduate Infantry School, 1931, Command and General staff schedul, 1937, Army War College, 1940.

Career

1 son, Eugene Ware. Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1923, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, January 1945.

Connections

Married Vera Bernhard, October 3, 1928.

father:
Samuel P. Ridings

mother:
Nettie (Lewis) Ridings

spouse:
Vera Bernhard