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Corp David William Whitley
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Birth: May 11, 1914
Edgecombe County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1943
Salerno
Provincia di Salerno
Campania, Italy

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Corporal Whitley served in the:
United States Army
82nd Airborne Division
325th Glider Infantry Regiment
1 HQ Company

His Army enlistment date / place / Serial # was:
March 10, 1942
Camp Shelby in Mississippi
34254644

He was Killed In Action in:
Salerno during World War II
(according to the 82nd Airborne website; section regarding the 325th GIR Roll of Honor)

His civilian occupation at enlistment was:
Motor vehicle mechanic/repairman

He was a resident of:
Wilson County, North Carolina

He was the son of:
Joseph Elmore "Jodie" Whitley
(11/25/1865 - 02/22/1938)
Victoria Proctor Whitley
(08/16/1873 - 03/31/1956)

He was the brother of:
Lillie Geneva "Doll" Whitley Peele
(04/13/1897 - 05/06/1989)
Minnie Florence Whitley Woodard
(04/13/1900 - 03/24/1999)
Joseph Reden "Sam" Whitley
(09/03/1903 - 08/01/1979)
John Atlas Whitley
(02/27/1907 - 02/23/1976)
Benjamin Louis Whitley
(09/13/1910 - 02/20/1989)
Herbert Nathaniel Whitley
(09/17/1913 - 03/09/1976)
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***** NOTES *****

If anyone has factual knowledge regarding:
His City of Birth
Additional biographical / family information etc

please send it via "Edit / Suggest A Correction" through this memorial. Thank you.

His burial location was obtained from the:
National Archives and Records Administration

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Burial:
Proctor
Wilson
Wilson County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: KATHY
Record added: Aug 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74397482
Corp David William Whitley
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- Gina Walker
 Added: Jan. 4, 2016
"All American", 82nd Airborne Division
- Robert Fowler
 Added: Aug. 11, 2013
Thank you for your World War II service and sacrifice to our country, Corporal Whitley! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
- KATHY
 Added: Aug. 3, 2011
 
 
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