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.
Photo of WWII medic, Desmond Doss, courtesy of the Desmond Doss Council. Blog post from Nathan Brown on Adventist Peace Fellowship blog talking about Desmond Doss and his portrayal in the movie "Hacksaw Ridge".
True story of the conscientious objector in Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge
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.
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
The True Story of Hacksaw Ridge and Desmond Doss: the Medal of Honor Winner Who Never Fired a Shot