Ridley Samuel Amyx. also listed as Riley in State records, entered the service September 2, 1917, as a member of Company L, 117th Infantry. After training at Camp Sevier, SC, went overseas with his organization, with which he took part in all of the operations in Belgium and in the battles for the Hindenburg Line. His death came on February 3, 1919, near Le Mans, France, as a result of an attack of influenza at the age of 31.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 13 May 1880
  • Date of death: 3 February 1919
  • County: Hancock
  • Hometown: Rogersville
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company L, 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Hindenburg Line, Bellicourt, Ribiville, Poncheaux, Ypres
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Amyx Family Cemetery, Friendship, Hawkins County, Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar III, Middle Panel
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