Born: January 20, 1922
Killed in Action: November 19, 1944 while serving at Lorraine, France.
Rank: Staff Sergeant
2nd Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division
S/Sgt. Rickman joined the National Guard soon after graduating from Hopewell High School before transferring to the Army in June 1944.
At the time of his death, S/Sgt. Rickman was survived by his mother, Ada Rickman, five brothers, Earl, Gilbert, Reed, George and Joe, and two sisters, Frances and Mattie. All of his brothers served in WWII.
Interment: City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia