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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|FULL NAME:||Desmond Doss|
|BIRTH DATE:||February 7, 1919|
|AGE:||100 years old|
Desmond Doss is a War Hero. Desmond was born in 1910s, in the middle of G.I. Generation generation. 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. He helped support his family during the Great Depression by working at the Lynchburg Lumber Company.
DID YOU KNOW 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.
FACT He was portrayed by Andrew Garfield in the Mel Gibson -directed film Hacksaw Ridge.
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Currently, Desmond Doss is 100 years old. His next birthday is away. Desmond will celebrate his 101st birthday on a Friday, February 7th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on February 7, 1919. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Desmond Doss’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. Aquarius ruling planet is Uranus. Those born under the zodiac sign of Aquarius are shy and quiet, but on the other hand, they can be eccentric and energetic. However, in both cases, they are deep thinkers and highly intellectual people who love helping others. They are able to see without prejudice, on both sides, which makes them people who can easily solve problems.
Desmond Doss was born in the Year of the Goat. The Pig is the twelfth of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. People under this sign are happy, easygoing, honest, trusting, educated, sincere and brave. They are sometimes regarded as being lazy. This year is the Year of the Pig.
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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