Ranger Raymond Marty – 1HQ/E
Original Darby Ranger
Sgt Ray Marty was one of the Original 500 members of Darby's 1st Ranger Battalion, making the amphibious assault on North Africa with them. Ranger Marty then became training cadre for the 3rd Ranger Battalion and made the assault on Sicily with that unit. After again participating in the training of the 4th Battalion, Ray made his last amphibious landing during the assault on Salerno, Italy. He served his country from April 1939 until July 1944.