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Eli Lamar Whiteley
Birth: Dec. 10, 1913
Death: Dec. 2, 1986

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Florence, Texas, he served as a First Lieutenant in Company L, 15th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, US Army. At Sigolsheim, France, December 27, 1944, while leading his platoon, he attacked a building under heavy mortar and automatic weapons fire. Severely wounded, he continued the attack killing nine Germans and captured twenty-three which broke the core of the enemy resistance. For extreme courage in the face of the enemy, he was promoted Captain and awarded the Medal of Honor on August 23, 1945 in Washington, D.C. from President Harry S. Truman. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Eli Whiteley (1888 - 1958)
  Ruth Hunt Whiteley (1893 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Morris Whiteley (1926 - 1994)*
 
 Children:
  Eli Lamar Whiteley (1950 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
College Station Cemetery
College Station
Brazos County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section F Lot 20 Space 8
 
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Record added: Jun 04, 2000
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Thank you, sir. I remember you often from my days at Texas A&M. "A man is never dead whose name is still spoken"
- Chilton, Diane '74
 Added: May. 24, 2015

- CJS
 Added: May. 22, 2015
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