RAYMOND JOSEPH JR., 78, of Zephyrhills, died Saturday (July 28, 2001) at
home. Born in Oneonta, N.Y., he came here 26 years ago from Mountain Top, Pa. He was an auditor for discount centers and Methodist. He was an Army veteran of World War II serving with Col. Johnson's marauders in the Philippines. Survivors include his wife, Janet; a son, Raymond James Dorr; three daughters, Carolyn Depta, Hubbardsville, N.Y.; Virginia Ann Dorr and Terri McCullough, both of Zephyrhills; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Kelly Memorial Funeral Home, Zephyrhills.
[Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, FL, 30 Jul 2001, Mon, Page 106]
Raymond registered for the draft in Utica (Oneida), NY
on 6 June 1942 and was inducted i8nto the Army at Binghamton, NY on 2
November 1942. He volunteered for parachutist duty and was
assigned to Company F, 508th PIR.
Pvt Dorr departed on furlough on 9 March 1943 and returned to duty on
19 March 1943.
On 15 May 1943 he was listed as being in confinement,
the reason was not stated in the Morning Report.
On 12 June 1943, Pvt
Dorr was transferred to the 38th Infantry Division at Camp
He was discharged on 14 November 1945.