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 Herman Franklin Dorsey

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Herman Franklin Dorsey

  • Birth 11 Oct 1910 USA
  • Death 10 Jun 1986 Virginia, USA
  • Burial Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 5005295

Herman was one of four sons of John Richard and Mary Catherine Boley Dorsey of Washington, D.C. His siblings were John William, Edward Lee, and his nearly identical twin Robert Emmet Dorsey.

Herman served in France, Belgium, and Germany during WW II with the U.S. Army Air Corps, 9th Air Force, 788th Anti-Aircraft Automatic Weapons Battalion. Herman was awarded the Purple Heart for service in Germany.

Herman married Alma May Cox in 1939 and they had two children, Richard Wayne and Christine Ellen Dorsey.

He married Helen Ruth Kramer Shelton in 1978.

Herman was a gentle and giving husband and father.

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Bio By:Richard Wayne Dorsey

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  • Created by: PL
  • Added: 21 May 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5005295
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Herman Franklin Dorsey (11 Oct 1910–10 Jun 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5005295, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by PL (contributor 520674) .