From Ripley, Mississippi, Travis Dillinger entered the Army on January 11, 1943. He went overseas July 1, 1944 to France. He was awared the ATO medal, EAME medal, Good Conduct medal, and Victory Metal. He was discharged March 14, 1946 at Camp Shelby, MS. He died December 6, 1999. He was 77 years of age.