Desmond Doss

Desmond Doss was born on February 7, 1919 in Lynchburg, VA. Combat medic of the United States Army during World War II who distinguished himself during the Battle of Okinawa. He saved 75 wounded infantrymen while refusing to kill an enemy soldier or carry a weapon into combat due to his Seventh-day Aventist beliefs.
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As per our current Database, Desmond Doss has been died on Mar 23, 2006 (age 87).

🎂 Desmond Doss - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Desmond Doss die, Desmond Doss was 87 years old.

Popular As Desmond Doss
Occupation War Hero
Age 87 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born February 7, 1919 (Lynchburg, VA)
Birthday February 7
Town/City Lynchburg, VA
Nationality VA

🌙 Zodiac

Desmond Doss’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Desmond Doss was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.

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About

Combat medic of the United States Army during World War II who distinguished himself during the Battle of Okinawa. He saved 75 wounded infantrymen while refusing to kill an enemy soldier or carry a weapon into combat due to his Seventh-day Aventist beliefs.

Before Fame

He helped support his family during the Great Depression by working at the Lynchburg Lumber Company.

Trivia

He was the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor, and the only conscientious objector to receive the medal during World War II.

Family Life

He was born the son of a carpenter and homemaker and raised alongside siblings named Audrey and Harold. He married Dorothy Schutte with whom he had one son named Desmond "Tommy" Doss Jr. He later married Frances Duman after Dorothy passed away in a car accident.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Andrew Garfield in the Mel Gibson-directed film Hacksaw Ridge.

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