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Riddel, Robert S.

Robert S. Riddel U.S. Navy WWII
Robert S. Riddel U.S. Navy WWII

Date of Birth: 4/4/1911
Died On: 10/3/1989 Last Residence: 92103, San Diego, San Diego, California
Street Address: Grace Church Street
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-227

BIOGRAPHY Extended Information
Robert S. Riddel was born in Montana in 1911. In Rye his family lived on Grace Church Street. Robert served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Lieut Riddell At Pearl Harbor

Word from Senior Lieutenant Robert Southgate Riddell Naval Air Corps is being anxiously awaited by his parents Mr and Mrs. Guy C Riddell of 176 Highland Park, Rye He was stationed at Pearl Harbor Hawaii at the outbreak of the war. A resident of Rye most of his life, Lt. Riddle was graduated from Rye High School in 1929, previously he had attended Milton School. In 1933 he was graduated from the United States Naval Academy and thereafter served for several year aboard various battleships. He then received aviation training at Pensacola. His wife the former Miss Lee Clampett of California and two sons Robert Allen five and Alexander Crosby one, had been living with him at Pearl Harbor where he has made his home the last two years.

RIDDELL, NORA LEE Nora Lee Riddell passed away peacefully at age 95, on December 17, 2009. She was born in Liberty, MO, on May 23, 1914. Lee, the late wife of late Capt. Robert Southgate Riddell (USNA Class of '33) is survived by her brothers, Carroll Clampitt (Margie), Bill Clampitt (Pat) and Jack Clampitt. Lee was cherished and loved by her children Bob Riddell (Evelyn), Alex Riddell, Sandi Humpherys (Tom), and Ginger Lehmann (Bill). Beloved grandmother of nine grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. Lee was a Gray Lady for 15 years, and a member for Athaneum for over 30 years. She was in Associated Arts for 12 years, and belonged to the Rolando Woman's Club for 17 years. She was a fun-loving and generous woman who enjoyed traveling, playing bridge and poker, working in the yard, family get-togethers, and being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed deeply, but her memories will live on forever. To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store. Published in San Diego Union-Tribune on Jan. 18, 2010.

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