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Jim A. Whitecotton
Sergeant Major, United States Army
From a contemporary press report:

Jim A. Whitecotton, of Front Royal, Virginia, formerly of Vienna, Virginia, died on Tuesday, October 16, 2001, in Front Royal.

Whitecotton retired from Army Intelligence after 24 years, with the rank of Sergeant Major.

He fought in World War II, in the Normandy Invasion, and in the Korean War. He was awarded the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, and Legion of Merit.

He and his wife, Mildred Whitecotton, were married 55 years.

Surviving with his wife, are a son, Michael Whitecotton; three daughters, Carolyn Tanks, Pamela Whitecotton, and Kathryn Whitecotton; four grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

Memorials may be made to Royal Haven Association, 201 W. Criser Road, Front Royal 22630 or to Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 4634, Charlottesville 22905.

WHITECOTTON, JIM A
CSM   US ARMY
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/12/1924
DATE OF DEATH: 10/16/2001
BURIED AT: SECTION 5-V  ROW 13  SITE 2
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY



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Posted: 10 September 2002  Updated: 5 September 2005 Updated: 12 August 2006
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