Virginia Heroes

Carl Michael Riddle

Private, Army

Hometown: Augusta County
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 16, 1945
Died In: near Oubourcy, Belgium
Awards: Purple Heart

Private Riddle served with Company B, 44th Armored Infantry Battalion, 6th Armored Division.

He was a graduate of New Hope High School in Augusta County.

Before the war, he ran a grocery store and service station in Augusta County, then the Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation and the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company.

He is buried in Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Belgium.

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