Richard Ristine - 2nd Lieutenant

Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 23, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Gold Star Hall - Wall Location: West Wall (South Panel)


Second Lieutenant Richard Harrison Sistine was born in 1896 and grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated from the two-year progrma at Iowa State College in 1916. He became a Second Lieutenant while serving in the Aviation Corps.

Richard died in a plane crash at Gerstner Field in Lake Charles, Louisiana on July 23, 1918.