The Hacksaw Ridge true story reveals that Desmond Doss married Dorothy Schutte on August 17, 1942, before going on active duty. ... Desmond first met Dorothy at church in Lynchburg, Virginia. The real Dorothy Schutte and Desmond Doss (left) were married on August 17, 1942.
Desmond Doss - never heard of him? MoH for single-handedly carrying 75 wounded men out of a raging battlefield - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/desmond-doss-never-heard-of-him-moh-for-single-handedly-carrying-75-wounded-men-out-of-a-raging-battlefield.html
Desmond T. Doss received his draft notice in April of 1942 but his religious convictions were at odds with the idea of killing. He was given Conscientious Objector status due to his religious beliefs, yet, as strange as it may seem, he decided to remain in the Army only if he could be a medic.
The Real 'Hacksaw Ridge' Soldier Saved 75 Souls Without Ever Carrying A Gun