Dorman, Elwood, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1946, 745, 5th Ranger Training Battalion (Cadre) Ranger Training Brigade/HHC
Service Years
1943 - 1946

Private First Class

One Service Stripe

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SFC Timothy Torey (Speedie) to remember Dorman, Elwood ("Woody"), Pfc.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Union City, PA

Date of Passing
Sep 13, 2006
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
N/AVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)American Legion
  1945, United States Army Ranger Association, N/A (Member) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1945, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1950, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
Elwood " Woody" Dorman along with Elis "Bangalor Bill" Reed are credited with blowing the first holes in the wire on D-Day off Of Dog white Beach with the 5th Ranger Battalion D Company.
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Machine Gun
Submachine Gun

 Unit Assignments
5th Ranger Training Battalion (Cadre) Ranger Training Brigade
  1943-1946, 745, 5th Ranger Training Battalion (Cadre) Ranger Training Brigade/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
  1944-1944 Northern France Campaign (1944)/Battle for Brest
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
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