Marvin Leonard Dorr

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  • Name: Marvin Leonard Dorr
  • Location of Birth: Bemidji, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 30, 1919
  • Date of Death: February 22, 1973 (53 years old)
  • Parents: Henry Oscar Dorr and Alice Burton (Thorne) Dorr
  • High School and Class:
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: TEC 5 (Technical 5)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: March 27, 1942 (Enlistment Date)
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: October 8, 1945 (Release Date)
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    March 27, 1942 October 8, 1945
  • Military Awards:

  • Military Highlights:
    Information from Registration Card:
    Name: Marvin Leonard Dorr
    Place of Residence: Pengilly, Itasca County, Minnesota
    Mailing Address: Same
    Age in Years: 21
    Place of Birth: Bemidji, Minnesota
    Date of Birth: November 30, 1919
    Occupation: Unemployed
    Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Henry Dorr, Pengilly, Minnesota
    Employer's Name and Address: Unemployed

    Information from World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946:
    Name: Marvin L. Dorr
    Birth Year: 1920
    Race: White, citizen (White)
    Nativity State or Country: Minnesota
    State of Residence: Oregon
    County or City: Clackamas
    Enlistment Date: March 27, 1942
    Enlistment State: Oregon
    Enlistment City: Portland
    Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrants Officers, USA
    Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
    Grade: Private
    Grade Code: Private
    Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
    Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
    Source: Civil Life
    Education: Grammar school
    Civil Occupation: Semiskilled warehousing, storekeeping, handling, loading, unloading, and related occupations
    Marital Status: Single, without dependents
    Height: 64
    Weight: 124

    Information from World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Marvin Leonard Dorr
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 21
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: November 30, 1919
    Birth Place: Bemidji, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Pengilly, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: July 1, 1941
    Registration Place: Pengilly, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Unemployed
    Weight: 136
    Complexion: Dark Brown
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Height: 52
    Next of Kin: Henry Dorr
    Household Members: Marvin Leonard Dorr
    Relationship: Self (Head)

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Marvin married Marion Schmidt.

    He is buried in Calvary Cemetery at Bemidji, Minnesota.

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