James Patrick Raynor born 17/05/1975 Bons Secour Hospital Galway 2nd son of Patrick and Margaret Raynor. James grew up in the west of Ireland amongst the harsh terrain of the Connemara peninsula the area was know for its fluent Gaelic speaking. Patrick Harper a serving Commandant in the west battalion PDF instilled James and his older brother Patrick to a youth of sports and literature. While in their teens the 3rd addition came Donald although both brothers where 15 and 17 years older than Donny they where very protective of their younger sibling Donny was only destined to be the black sheep of the family with the brothers grown up and away from home Donny ran a muck until his departure to England.
In 1992 after joining the cadets school in the Curragh to follow his father footsteps in the military show early signs of a great team leader and athleticism finishing 2nd in his class of 94 James first posting was with the 3rd Battalion ARR between studies and college enrolment to be a better Officer according to the defence forces James dreamed of a life in the Ranger Wing the elite of the Irish army.
In 2001 that dream came a reality and James at the age of 26 became a Ranger a mindful tactician he soon rose to the rank of team leader and his was given the nick name Jimmy by his squad as rank structure in the team didn’t exist. In 2009 Donny also passed the selection course and inducted in to the Rangers.
Jimmy had many deployments in the coming years from Golan heights to Syria to anti-terror operations in Ireland many of which where done as an advisor to the United Nations another word of selecting the UNs finest special forces members to fill the ranks of missions that might be a bit dangerous.
With the outbreak and reported incidents in Europe the UN needed an investigation unit.
Jimmy & Donny was part of an U.N. Task Force attache sent to investigate the outbreak and assist in the evacuation of civilians from dark zone's formally an Irish ranger scout and quick thinker he drew a swarm of zeeks away from the U.N. group in Gorka his last transmition with them was to meet at the lumber yard NE of Nizhnoye where they where to be evacuated aboard a container ship when Jimmy arrived there was no sight of the group only abandoned 4x4s and equipment. Jimmy traveled further north east and after a 2 hour forced march came across the ship broken on rocks he now searches for any remaining members of the U.N. Task force & Franky his brother.