Grave marker for David E. Orcutt in the Riverside Cemetery,
Marianna (Jackson county), Florida.
enlisted in the Army at Fort McClellan, AL on 22 October 1942. Pfc
Orcutt was assigned to the F Company and was declared a qualified
parachutist at Fort Benning on 5 March 1943 when the entire regiment
went through jump school.
He was appointed Cpl as of 21 July 44 and then quickly
donned sergeant stripes on 1 November 1944.
His military awards include the Bronze Service
Arrowhead device awarded for participation in Normandy assault.