(courtesy of Marilyn Diaz)
marker for Raymond R. Ticksman in the Placerville Union Cemetery,
Placerville (El Dorado county), California.
Raymond enlisted in the Army in San
Francisco, CA on 15 May 1942.
Pvt Ticksman went through basic
training and jump school prior to his transfer from the Parachute
School, Ft Benning GA to Company B, 508th PIR on 20 October 1942 as a
member of the cadre team.
He was transferred to Company I on 17
November 1942 and subsequently transferred to the Casual Detachment, 4th
Service Company, Cp Blanding, FL and did not return to the