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(courtesy of Lesa Epperson)

Grave marker for Dorris T. Raynor in Serenity Section, Lot 81, Grave B, Sunset Hill Cemetery, Glen Carbon (Madison county), Illinois.

Dorris enlisted in the Army at East St. Louis, IL on 9 June 1942.

On 10 August 1943, Pvt Raynor was transferred from the Parachute school to Company H, 508th PIR.

For reasons unknown, he was removed from jump status the following day.

On 20 August 1943 Pvt Raynor was set on detached service to the 69th infantry Division at Camp Shelby, MS for Administration and training.  He was permanently assigned there on 17 October 1943,

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