Desmond Doss' Death

Born (Birthday) February 7, 1919

Death Date March 23, 2006

Age of Death 87 years

Cause of Death Shortness Of Breath

Place of Death Piedmont, Alabama, United States

Place of Burial Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

Profession War Hero

The war hero Desmond Doss died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Combat medic of the United States Army during World War II who distinguished himself during the Battle of Okinawa. He saved 75 wounded infantrymen while refusing to kill an enemy soldier or carry a weapon into combat due to his Seventh-day Aventist beliefs.

He was born the son of a carpenter and homemaker and raised alongside siblings named Audrey and Harold. He married Dorothy Schutte with whom he had one son named Desmond “Tommy” Doss Jr. He later married Frances Duman after Dorothy passed away in a car accident.