2nd Lt. Richard P. Skartvedt
was born at Litchfield, Mn. on March 5, 1921. He was a resident of Hettinger County when he joined the US Army on February 10, 1941. He served in the Asiatic Pacific Theater and was Killed in Action on January 4, 1943 at Guadalcanal. He was buried in Grave 383, Section G, Ft. Rosencrans National Cemetery, San Diego, California.